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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