Books Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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List of famous anthropology books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular anthropology books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best anthropology novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

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201 Maneras de Tartar con Gent... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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28 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Stephanie Nolen 28: Stories of AIDS in Africa is a 2007 non-fiction book by Canadian author Stephanie Nolen, Africa correspondent for The Globe and Mail. The book profiles 28 Africans who have HIV/AIDS, or have ...more

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A Land of Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
David G. Campbell

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A left-hand turn around the wo... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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A model development plan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
David Lempert

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A perfect harmony is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Roger A. Caras

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A Pre-Columbian World is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Elizabeth Hill Boone

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Aboriginal American Harpoons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Otis Tufton Mason

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Accounting for Tastes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Tony Bennett, John Frow

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African Ark: People and Ancien... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Angela Fisher, Carol Beckwith, Graham Hancock African Ark: People and Ancient Cultures of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa is a book by Carol Beckwith, Angela Fisher and Graham Hancock.

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After Jews and Arabs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Ammiel Alcalay

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After the Fact is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Clifford Geertz, Fred Saberhagen After the Fact is a book by Clifford Geertz.

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Against Paranoid Nationalism is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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Aid and Comfort is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Erika Holzer

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Aliens, Ghosts, and Cults is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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All Over the Map is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Patricia Nelson Limerick

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American Passages is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
David Oshinsky

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An Account Of The Manners And ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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Ancient Egyptian magic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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Ancient lives is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Brian M. Fagan

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Anthropologist is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Mary Batten

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Arab Society in the Time of Th... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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Arab-Australians Today is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Ghassan Hage

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Archaeology is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Brian Fagan

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Armageddon in Waco is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Stuart A. Wright

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Armies of the Raj is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Byron Farwell

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As we know it is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Marek Kohn

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Available Light is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Clifford Geertz

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Aztecs is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Inga Clendinnen

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Balancing Evils Judiciously is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Eugene Genovese

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Bandido is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Ilan Stavans

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Bare bones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Kathy Reichs Bare Bones is the sixth novel by Kathy Reichs starring forensic anthropologist, Temperance Brennan.

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Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Jan Harold Brunvand

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Beyond Bodies: Rainmaking and ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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Beyond Rights Talk and Culture... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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Big Mouth Strikes Again is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels

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Black Girl Lost is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Donald Goines Black Girl Lost is a novel by Donald Goines that was published in 1974.

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Black Hills/White Justice is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Edward Lazarus

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Black Like Me is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
John Howard Griffin Black Like Me is a nonfiction book by journalist John Howard Griffin first published in 1961. Griffin was a white native of Dallas, Texas and the book describes his six-week experience ...more

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Blood rites is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Barbara Ehrenreich

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Body Guards is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Desmond Morris

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Body of vision is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Bruce Elder

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Boy-Wives and Female-Husbands:... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Boy-Wives and Female-Husbands: Studies in African Homosexualities is a book edited by Stephen O. Murray and Will Roscoe.

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Bruach Blend is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Lillian Beckwith

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Capital Punishment is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Dougie Brimson

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Captain America And The Crusad... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
John Shelton Lawrence, Robert Jewett

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Catching Fire: How Cooking Mad... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human is a book by British primatologist Richard Wrangham, published by Profile Books in England, and Basic Books in the USA. It argues the hypothesis that ...more

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Certain trumpets is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Garry Wills

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Chiaroscuro is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels
Helen Barolini

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Classic Sermons on Death and D... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Anthropology Books and Novels