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Anthropology: Books/E-books/Media

This includes both physical and cultural anthropology and archaeology

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Selected Streaming Media

The Anthropology of Murder, streaming from Films on Demand

In this program, anthropologist Elliott Leyton takes a close look at how cultural and political forces shape and are shaped by humankind's capability to kill.

​Native America, streaming from Kanopy

The four part series reaches back 15,000 years to reveal massive cities aligned to the stars, unique systems of science and spirituality, and 100 million people connected by social networks spanning two continents.

Physical Anthropology and Archaeology Methods, streaming from Films on Demand

This film provides an introduction to the history of anthropology as a discipline and explains how physical and cultural anthropology differ. Examine the archaeological methods anthropologist use including artifact collection, ethnoarchaeology, experimental archaeology, and the grid system.

Project Gutenburg

Some classic anthropology titles are available for free through Project Gutenburg

  • Unknown Mexico: a record of five years' exploration among the tribes of the Western Sierra Madre by Carl Lumholtz

Selected eBooks in Anthropology

Call Numbers for Anthropology

Materials in the library for this subject are shelved according to the Library of Congress Classification system. These are the primary call numbers for anthropological materials.

CC Archaeology  GN 502-517 Psychological Anthropology
GF Human Ecology, Anthropogeography  GN 700 Prehistoric Archaeology
GN Anthropology  GR Folklore
GN 49 Physical Anthropology  GT Manners and Customs
GN 281 Human Evolution  GT 2400 Customs
GN 300 Ethnology, Social and Cultural Anthropology   P Philology, Linguistics

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