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Distant Mirrors

America As a Foreign Culture

by Philip R. Devita

  • 234 Want to read
  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Wadsworth Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Popular Culture,
  • Social History,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Anthropology,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Sociology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJames D. Armstrong (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7783694M
    ISBN 100534176763
    ISBN 109780534176761
    OCLC/WorldCa26398013


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Distant Mirrors book. Read 7 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Anthropology has a long history of the other, yet we can look righ /5. Anthropology has a long history of the "other," yet we can look right here at home for the strangeness we seek.

We often neglect to ask the questions that reveal our own culture's underlying value and beliefs. In this volume, we bring the American culture into focus. For students to understand the full impact of ethnography, to experience cultural relativity and to gain a foundation to build.

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