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Anthropology 425/525: Books

This guide is to help you you navigate works that will help you study death, as seen anthropologically. You will be examining the different ways in which cultures view death, from beliefs about an afterlife to the mortuary rituals employed to see the indi

Books with Call Numbers to Browse on 2nd Floor

Look at this volume:   Jacob, Henriette Eugénie s'. Idealism and Realism: A Study of Sepulchral Symbolism. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1954. It  is on the second floor  under the call number NB1800 .J3


LC Call Numbers for Anthropology


GN1-890 Anthropology GN49-298 Physical anthropology. Somatology GN51-59 Anthropometry GN62.8-265 Human variation Including growth, physical form, skeleton, nervous system, skin, etc. GN269-279 Race (General) GN280.7 Man as an animal. Simian traits versus human traits GN281-289 Human evolution GN282-286.7 Fossil man. Human paleontology GN296-296.5 Medical anthropology GN301-674 Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology GN357-367 Culture and cultural processes Including social change, structuralism, diffusion, etc. GN378-396 Collected ethnographies GN397-397.7 Applied anthropology GN406-517 Cultural traits, customs, and institutions GN406-442 Technology. Material culture Including food, shelter, fire, tools, etc. GN448-450.8 Economic organization. Economic anthropology GN451-477.7 Intellectual life Including communication, recreation, philosophy, religion, knowledge, etc. GN478-491.7 Social organization GN492-495.2 Political organization. Political anthropology GN495.4-498 Societal groups, ethnocentrism, diplomacy, warfare, etc. GN502-517 Psychological anthropology GN537-674 Ethnic groups and races GN550-674 By region or country GN700-890 Prehistoric archaeology


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Memorial Library 2nd Floor

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