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William A. Haviland is professor emeritus at the University of Vermont, where he founded the Department of Anthropology and taught for 32 years. He holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and has conducted research in archaeology in Guatemala and Vermont; ethnography in Maine and Vermont; and physical anthropology in Guatemala.

This work has been the basis of many publications in national and international books and journals, as well as in trade publications. His books include The Original Vermonters, co-authored with Marjorie Power, and a technical monograph on ancient Maya settlement.

He served as consultant for the award-winning telecourse Faces of Culture, and he is co-editor of the series Tikal Reports, published by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Haviland has lectured to many professional and non-professional audiences in Canada, Mexico, Lesotho, South Africa, and Spain, as well as in the United States.

A staunch supporter of indigenous rights, he served as expert witness for the Missisquoi Abenaki of Vermont in a case over aboriginal fishing rights. Now retired from teaching, he continues his research, writing, and lecturing from the coast of Maine and serves as a trustee for the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, focused on Maine's Native American history, culture, art, and archaeology.

Harald E. Academically trained at half a dozen Dutch and U. His fieldwork focuses on indigenous peoples in the Western Hemisphere, and he has long served as an advocacy anthropologist on land claims and other native rights.

In that capacity, Dr. Prins has been a lead expert witness in both the U. Senate and Canadian federal courts. He has refereed for 40 academic book publishers and journals. His own numerous academic publications appear in nine languages, with books including The Mi'kmaq: Resistance, Accommodation, and Cultural Survival Margaret Mead Award finalist. Also trained in filmmaking, he served as president of the Society for Visual Anthropology, and has coproduced award-winning documentaries.

He has been the visual anthropology editor of American Anthropologist, co-principal investigator for the U. National Park Service, international observer in Paraguay's presidential elections, and a research associate at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Carol Ann Bunny McBride is an award-winning author specializing in cultural anthropology, indigenous peoples, international tourism, and nature conservation issues. Published in dozens of national and international print media, she has reported from Africa, Europe, China, and the Indian Ocean.

Since , she has been an adjunct lecturer of anthropology at Kansas State University. Working on a range of issues and projects with Maine Indian tribes since , McBride received a commendation from the Maine state legislature for her research and writing on the history of Native women.

Recently, she served as investigator for a National Park Service ethnography project and curated several museum exhibits. Dana Walrath, an award-winning writer, artist and anthropologist, is a faculty member of University of Vermont's College of Medicine. After earning her PhD in medical and biological anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania, she taught there and at Temple University.

Walrath broke new ground in paleoanthropology through her work on the evolution of human childbirth. She has also written on a wide range of topics related to gender in paleoanthropology, the social production of sickness and health, sex differences, genetics, and evolutionary medicine.

Her books include Aliceheimer's, a graphic memoir, and Like Water on Stone, a verse novel. She developed a novel curriculum in medical education at the University of Vermont's College of Medicine that brings humanism, anthropological theory and practice, narrative medicine, and professional skills to first-year medical students.

Her recent work in the field of graphic medicine combines anthropology with memoir and visual art. She is working on a second graphic memoir that combines her Aliceheimer's work with her fieldwork on aging and memory in Armenia.

Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge. Haviland , Harald E. Offering compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in a variety of locations around the globe, this streamlined, market-leading text presents cultural anthropology in vivid, accessible terms showing students how the field is relevant to understanding the complex world around them.

The authors present the fundamental concepts from a holistic perspective using three unifying themes to frame the text: 1 the varied ways humans face the challenges of existence, 2 the connections between culture and biology in shaping human beliefs and behavior, and 3 the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world.

They also integrate coverage of race, class, gender, and ethnicity throughout the text, and in this edition, they have expanded the popular Globalscape feature to get students thinking about the consequences of globalization and sometimes their own behavior. Furthermore, the text's strong supplements program provides instructors and students with a wealth of resources designed to enhance the teaching and learning experience.

Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. Characteristics of Culture. Language and Communication. Social Identity Personality and Gender. Patterns of Subsistence. Economic Systems. Politics Power and Violence. Spirituality Religion and the Supernatural. The Arts. Processes of Change.

Photo Credits. Sex Marriage and Family. Kinship and Descent. The Essence of Anthropology. Map Index.


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