9781405125918-1405125918-An Introduction to Childhood: Anthropological Perspectives on Children's Lives

An Introduction to Childhood: Anthropological Perspectives on Children's Lives

ISBN-13: 9781405125918
ISBN-10: 1405125918
Edition: 1
Author: Montgomery, Heather
Publication date: 2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Hardcover 296 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781405125918
ISBN-10: 1405125918
Edition: 1
Author: Montgomery, Heather
Publication date: 2008
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: Hardcover 296 pages

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Acknowledged authors Montgomery, Heather wrote An Introduction to Childhood: Anthropological Perspectives on Children's Lives comprising 296 pages back in 2008. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1405125918 and 9781405125918. Since then An Introduction to Childhood: Anthropological Perspectives on Children's Lives textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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In An Introduction to Childhood, Heather Montgomery examines the role children have played within anthropology, how they have been studied by anthropologists and how they have been portrayed and analyzed in ethnographic monographs over the last one hundred and fifty years.

  • Offers a comprehensive overview of childhood from an anthropological perspective
  • Draws upon a wide range of examples and evidence from different geographical areas and belief systems
  • Synthesizes existing literature on the anthropology of childhood, while providing a fresh perspective
  • Engages students with illustrative ethnographies to illuminate key topics and themes
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