The Anthropological Lens: Harsh Light, Soft Focus

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Anthropology is an ever changing field and James L. Peacock's revised version of his successful text, first published in 1986, covers current issues in cultural anthropology. It includes new topics such as globalization, gender and postmodernism, and reflects recent changes in perspective and language. Designed for students, it will also interest professional anthropologists.

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Anthropology is ever changing field and James L. Peacock's revised version of his successful text, The Anthropological Lens , first published in 1986, covers current issues in cultural anthropology, and includes new topics such as globalization, gender and postmodernism , and reflects recent changes in prespective and language. Designed for students, it will alsointerest professional anthropologists.

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James L. Peacock is Kenan Professor of Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and President of the American Anthropological Association. His publications include Rites of Modernization (1968), The Human Condition (1970), Indonesia: Anthropological Perspectives (1973), Consciousness and Change (1975), Muslim Puritans (1978) and Pilgrims of Paradox (1989). He was President of the American Anthropological Association 1993-5, and was initiated into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1995.

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