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This book is rich in global examples of cultural diversity and change. Another approach follows the model of linguistic analysis to study the categories of thought used within a culture as expressed, for example, in kin terms, myth, rituals. The Changing Conditions of Social Production and Reproduction Among the Kitui Kamba: 1800-1976 Berger, Allen H. Jane Goodall- studied chimps- 1st to put ape emotions on the map and report on apes' intelligence and document tool-making.

Pages: 146

Publisher: Holt,Rinehart & Winston of Canada Ltd (December 1975)

ISBN: 0030128269

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