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The Eternal Food
The Eternal Food (September 1992)
Gastronomic Ideas and Experiences of Hindus and Buddhists
R. S. Khare - Editor

The interdisciplinary approaches presented here investigate food in India and Sri Lanka for its wide ranging cultural meaning and uses. The authors examine food in religious and literary contexts, where saints, ritualists, poets, and the divine often provide grounds for a practically inexhaustible hermeneutics.

The Eternal Food focuses on reflexive cultural expressions and personal experiences that food elicits in the region. Conce...(Read More)
 
 
Anthropological Research
Anthropological Research (July 1992)
Process and Application
John J. Poggie Jr. - Editor
Billie R. DeWalt - Editor
William W. Dressler - Editor

The authors of this book share a common assumption about anthropology--that replicable and systematic procedures of data collection and analysis are essential requirements for building useful cultural theory. They view cultural theory as both an aid to understanding sociocultural phenomena, and as an aid in changing existing social conditions.

This book focuses on five specific themes representing a set of principles for conducting research:...(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)
 
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