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Via a hundred entries or "mini-chapters," 21st Century Anthropology: A Reference Handbook highlights an important themes, concerns, questions, and debates any scholar acquiring a level within the box of anthropology should have mastered for effectiveness within the twenty first century. This two-volume set presents undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference resource that serves their examine wishes with extra unique info than encyclopedia entries yet in a transparent, obtainable kind, with out jargon, pointless aspect or density.

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