This close media study considers how, squeezed in the moral vice of past and present, Afrikaners look in a mirror that reflects only a beautiful people. It is an image of upstanding, hard-working citizens.
Offering pragmatic guidance for planning and conducting a meta-analytic review, this book is written in an engaging, nontechnical style that makes it ideal for graduate course use or self-study. The author shows how to identify questions that can be answered using meta-analysis, retrieve both published and unpublished studies, create a coding manual, use traditional and unique effect size indices, and write a meta-analytic review. An ongoing example illustrates meta-analytic techniques. In addi
Published in 1932 by John Henderson Soga (1860-1941), a Xhosa minister and scholar, this important work of social anthropology records the customs and traditions of the Xhosa as distinct from other tribal communities in South Africa.
The unique fossils featured in Caves of the Ape-Men were excavated at cave-sites which today are clustered within the first World Heritage Site to be proclaimed in South Africa under the auspices of UNESCO.
At every stage of civilization, people have relied on symbolic expression, and advances in science and technology have only increased our dependence on symbols. An essential part of the ancient arts of the Orient and Western medieval traditions, symbolism underwent a twentieth-century revival with
This clear and concise introduction to anthropological theory, written for undergraduate students, reviews the ideas that have inspired anthropologists in their studies of societies around the world. It describes the key theories, past and present, tracing the way in which they have been translated into anthropological debates.
A collection of essays examining the relationship between cultural values and the body as a source of symbols and instrument of experience. The contributors discuss topics including dietary customs, the expression of emotion, the experience of pain, and political violence.