By Richard Feinberg

Revised to stimulate and interact an undergraduate pupil viewers, Feinberg’s up-to-date account of Anuta opens with a bankruptcy on his assorted studies whilst he first and foremost undertood fieldwork during this tiny, remoted Polynesian group within the Solomon Islands. the next chapters discover cominant cultural gains, together with language, kinship, marriage, politics, and religion—topics that align with subject material lined in introductory anthropology classes. the ultimate bankruptcy seems at the various demanding situations Anutans face within the twenty-first century. Like many different peoples residing on small, distant islands, Anutans attempt to take care of conventional values whereas whilst turning into fascinated by the realm industry financial system. In all, Feinberg offers readers impressive fabric for learning the kin among demography, atmosphere, tradition, and society during this altering world.

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