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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

ANT1005: Introduction to Social Anthropology: Exploring Cultural Diversity

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Indicative Reading List

This reading list is indicative - i.e. it provides an idea of texts that may be useful to you on this module, but it is not considered to be a confirmed or compulsory reading list for this module.

Astuti, R. et al. (eds) 2011. Questions of Anthropology. Berg.

Barnard, A. and J. Spencer (eds) 1996. Encyclopedia of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Routledge.

Boyarin, J. (ed.) 1994. Remapping Memory - The Politics of Timespace. Minneapolis and London, University of Minnesota Press

Carsten, J. (ed.), Cultures of Relatedness: new approaches to the study of kinship. Cambridge: CUP.

Cruikshank. 2005 Do Glaciers Listen?: Local Knowledge, Colonial Encounters, and Social Imagination. University of British Columbia Press.

Hutchinson, S. 1996. Nuer Dilemmas: coping with money, war, and the state. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Feld, S. and K. Basso (eds). 1997. Senses of Place.Santa Fe: School of American Research Press.

Gupta, A. and J. Ferguson (eds) 1997. Anthropological Locations: Boundaries and Grounds of a Field Science. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Kuper, A. 1996. Anthropology and Anthropologists: The Modern British School (3rd edition). London and New York: Routledge.

Moore, H.L. and T. Sanders (eds) 2001. Magical interpretations, material realities: modernity, witchcraft and the occult in postcolonial Africa. London: Routledge.

Sahlins, M 1985. Islands of History. Chicago: ChicagoUniversity Press.

Tiranagama, S. 2011. In My Mother’s House: Civil War in Sri Lanka. University of Pennsylvania Press.

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