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Re: [SACC-L] Classic Four Fields Books

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  • Mark Lewine
    Lloyd, all necessary reading for sure...great list! Throw in some Boas, Mead, some classic archaeology and linguistics and we are there! ... From: Lloyd
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      Lloyd, all necessary reading for sure...great list! Throw in some Boas, Mead, some classic archaeology and linguistics and we are there!
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      From: Lloyd Miller
      To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 11:49 PM
      Subject: Re: [SACC-L] Classic Four Fields Books


      Will,

      I perused my bookshelves today and offer the following, mostly old
      standards and standbys:

      Julian Steward, THEORY OF CULTURAL CHANGE
      Ashley Montagu, THE CONCEPT OF RACE
      Harry Hoijer, editor, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
      Clyde Kluckhohn, THE SELECTED ESSAYS OF C.K.; MIRROR FOR MAN
      Leslie A. White, THE SCIENCE OF CULTURE; THE EVOLUTION OF CULTURE
      Jules Henry, CULTURE AGAINST MAN
      James P. Spradley, PARTICIPANT OBSERVATION; THE ETHNOGRAPHIC INTERVIEW
      and David McCurdy, THE CULTURAL EXPERIENCE: ETHNOGRAPHY AND COMPLEX
      SOCIETY
      George P. Murdock, SOCIAL STRUCTURE
      Bronislaw Malinowski, ARGONAUTS OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC
      Barbara Gallatin Anderson, FIRST FIELDWORK: THE MISADVENTURES OF AN
      ANTHROPOLOGIST; AROUND THE WORLD IN 30 YEARS: LIFE AS A CULTURAL
      ANTHROPOLOGIST
      Marvin Harris: THE RISE OF ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY; COWS, PIGS, WARS &
      WITCHES; OUR KIND; CULTURAL MATERIALISM

      Lloyd

      On Nov 19, 2007, at 3:28 PM, Lori Barkley wrote:

      > Hello All,
      >
      > Our college library has asked faculty to weed out the stacks and
      > identify weaknesses in the collections. I am sorry to say that the
      > anthropology section was mostly dated materials and old editions of
      > textbooks. I would like your suggestions for classic books in each of
      > the four subfields as well as any new works you highly recommend for
      > introductory students in anthropology. Also any video material you
      > have
      > found effective in the classroom.
      >
      > Thank you in advance for your assistance.
      >
      > Will Hare
      >
      > Three Rivers Community College

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