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Places to Find Definitions and Brief Overviews
Dictionary of Anthropology - Ref GN 307 .D485 1997
Provides brief discussions of terms in physical and cultural anthropology as well as related terms in archaeology, biological anthropology, and linguistics. Brief biographies of major anthropologists are also included.
Dictionary of Concepts in Cultural Anthropology - Ref GN 307 .W56 1991
This handbook defines key concepts, explores the evolution of each concept, and leads the researcher to key sources. Especially useful when tracking down the significance and influence of and idea in the field.
Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology - Ref GN 307 .E525 1998
Topics covered include terms in cultural anthropology, regions, major figures in the field, and schools of thought. The evolution of each topic is examined through history.
History of Physical Anthropology: An Encyclopedia - Ref GN 50.3 .H57 1997
Provides articles on the intellectual history of the field, including entries on subdisciplines, national research traditions, influential scholars, sites, and subjects such as aryanism, health and disease, and forensic anthropology.
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