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The Concept of Work
The Concept of Work (October 1992)
Ancient, Medieval, and Modern
Herbert Applebaum - Author

This book presents an analysis amd review of work, starting with the Homeric period, then dealing with classical Greece and classical Rome, the early Christians and Jews, the early Middle Ages, the era of Charlemagne, the high Middle Ages, the views of Luther and Calvin, the English and French Enlightenment, the nineteenth century, the twentieth century, and prospects for the future of work. It offers a rich and varied tapestry on the complexity of...(Read More)
 
 
Perspectives in Cultural Anthropology
Perspectives in Cultural Anthropology (July 1987)
Herbert Applebaum - Editor

Designed as a reader for courses, this anthology presents an array of theories and interpretations in the field of modern cultural anthropology. It provides a deeper understanding of the major theoretical orientations which have historically guided and currently guide anthropological research.

"I like the scope of the selections chosen, and the fact that they represent a wide range of contemporary points of view. The collection of rea...(Read More)
 
 
Work in Market and Industrial Societies
Work in Market and Industrial Societies (June 1984)
Herbert Applebaum - Editor

It's a living! That fact, no one can deny. Yet the significance of work--productive activity which alters the physical environment to meet human needs--goes far beyond the paycheck. Work involves, among other things, embracing a set of roles and beliefs, mastering skills and knowledge, and behaving in ways considered appropriate for the achievement of a desired level of productivity and quality.

This book is an informative and highly reada...(Read More)
 
 
Work in Non-Market and Transitional Societies
Work in Non-Market and Transitional Societies (June 1984)
Herbert Applebaum - Editor

In industrialized cultures, what we do to earn a living is usually divorced from what we do the rest of the time. This contrasts with non-market cultures, where work is an intimate part of life. People of such cultures perceive a unity between hunting and raising a family, between making pots and training children, between the building of houses and the practice of religion. Often there is no separate word for work because w...(Read More)
 
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