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The Tapestry of Culture is a brief, affordable introduction to cultural anthropology, providing them a conceptual framework with which to read and understand both classic and contemporary ethnographies. This new edition maintains its symbolic conceptual approach with an emphasis on the arts and symbols of culture, including such chapters as “Myths, Legends, and Folktales” (Ch. 11) and “The Artistic Dimension” (Ch. 12), as well as a discussion of the relationship between language and symbolism.

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Abraham Rosman and Paula Rubel began their collaboration in 1971 when they published a comparative study of the potlatch in six northwest coast societies entitled, Feasting with Mine Enemy. They have done fieldwork together in Iran, Afganistan, and Papua New Guinea. They have recently published a book on the history of contact between Europeans and New Irelanders. Rosman and Rubel have published numerous books and continue to do fieldwork. Abraham Rosman received his Ph.D. in anthropology from Yale University. His first fieldwork was with the Kanuri of Bornu Province, in northern Nigeria. He has taught at Vassar College and at Antioch College and is now Emeritus professor of anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Abraham Rosman and Paula Rubel began their collaboration in 1971 when they published a comparative study of the potlatch in six northwest coast societies entitled, Feasting with Mine Enemy. They have done fieldwork together in Iran, Afganistan, and Papua New Guinea. They have recently published a book on the history of contact between Europeans and New Irelanders. Rosman and Rubel have published numerous books and continue to do fieldwork. Paula G. Rubel has a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University. She carried out fieldwork on the Kalmyk Mongol refugees who settled in New Jersey and Philadelphia in 1950. Her Ph.D. dissertation was published as The Kalmyk Mongols: A Study in Continuity and Change. She is now Emerita professors of anthropology at Barnard College, Columbia University.

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