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The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto St. The gifts obligate the recipients to repay the debt with even more "generousity" so as to maintain their own prestige. For more information follow the link below: … UCL Anthropology launches a joint cross-section seminar series titled “Resilience – Merits and Critique of a Concept.” Beginning after November Reading Week, the series will use insights from social anthropology, material culture, medical anthropology and biological anthropology to explore and critique anthropological explanations of peoples’ resilience when faced with social or ecological difficulty.

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Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2011 edition (July 4, 2011)


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