This reader offers 31 original articles, each of which centers on the encounters between an anthropologist and a person from whom the anthropologist has learned something about another culture. In telling the stories of specific individuals, the anthropologist can address a current topic in anthropology by situating it vividly within the lives and worlds of people in a variety of cultural settings.
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April K. Sievert is a Research Associate in the Department of Anthropology at Indiana University, Bloomington. Trained as an archaeologist, her research into ceremonial material culture and stone tool technology has taken her to sites and museums in the eastern U.S., and to the Andes of southern Peru. She received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Northwestern University in 1990, after which she undertook a research contract with the Smithsonian Institution to analyze artifacts from a major Native American mound site in Oklahoma. She is interested in anthropological ethics, the study of museum collections, and the practice of teaching anthropology. She has taught at Indiana University, Bloomington, Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, Indiana University - Purdue University in Indianapolis, where she received a teaching award, and the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, where she taught archaeological field methods. She is the author of Maya Ceremonial Specialization: Lithic Tools from the Sacred Cenote at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, as well as book sections, and journal articles.
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Descripción McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social, 2002. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Never used!. Nº de ref. de la librería P110767426037