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An Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Author(s): C. Nadia Seremetakis

Book Description

This book engages young scholars, teachers and students in a critical dialogue with past and present directions in cultural-historical studies. More particularly, it prepares prospective anthropologists, as well as readers interested in human cultures for understanding basic theoretical and methodological ethnographic principles and pursuing further what has been known as cultural anthropological perspectives. The book discusses key, field-based studies in the discipline and places them in dialogue with related studies in social history, linguistics, philosophy, literature, and photography, among others.


ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-7334-5
ISBN-10: 1-4438-7334-9
Date of Publication: 01/06/2017
Pages / Size: 260 / A5
Price: £61.99


Professor C. Nadia Seremetakis, is a cultural anthropologist widely read and cited in cultural studies and the humanities. She is the author of the critically acclaimed books The Last Word and The Senses Still, and of several books in Greek, including poetry. She has conducted long-term ethnographic fieldwork in urban-rural Greece and comparative research in various parts of the world, including Albania, Ireland, Tunisia, USA, Mexico, and Austria, among others. She recently joined the University of the Peloponnese, Greece, where she teaches anthropology and cultural management, and is the founding head of the public anthropology program on Everyday Life and Culture (


ISBN-13: 978-1-4438-9582-8
ISBN-10: 1-4438-9582-2
Date of Publication: 01/09/2017
Pages / Size: 269 / A5
Price: £46.99