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Pamela A. Moro

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Magic Introduction Theories of magic began with the mid-19th century origins of anthropology. Despite periodic attempts to dissolve the concept...

Malinowski, Bronisław

Chris Holdsworth

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Bronisław MalinowskiIntroductionBronisław Malinowski (b. 1884–d. 1942) is arguably the most influential anthropologist of the 20th century, certainly ...

Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and Visual Anthropology

Ira Jacknis

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, and Visual AnthropologyIntroductionThe work of Margaret Mead (b. 1901–d. 1978) and Gregory Bateson (b. 1904–d. 1980) h...

Maritime Archaeology

Alexis Catsambis, Benjamin Ford, Jessi Halligan

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Maritime ArchaeologyIntroductionMaritime archaeology is an evolving field whose main focus is understanding and interpreting the past relationship bet...


Nancy E. Levine

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Marriage Introduction The anthropological study of marriage has undergone a series of transformations over the past 150 years, as have individ...

Material Culture

Sophie Woodward

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Material Culture Introduction The study of material culture centers upon objects, their properties, and the materials that they are made of, a...


Elana Resnick

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2022-02-21

MaterialityIntroductionMateriality is the study of objects and their relationships to and in social life. This bibliography overlaps with others in th...

Mathematical Anthropology

Dwight W. Read

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

Mathematical AnthropologyIntroductionMathematical anthropology has as its raison d’être formally expressing models, ideas, and concepts developed by a...

Matriarchal Studies

Barbara Alice Mann, Heide Goettner-Abendroth

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-03-30

Matriarchal StudiesIntroduction and DefinitionEvidence of matriarchy had always existed in Western chronicles, albeit scattered or hidden amid other e...

Mead, Margaret

Paul Shankman

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Margaret MeadIntroductionMargaret Mead (1901–1978) was the best-known anthropologist of the 20th century. At the time of her death, she was also one o...

Media Anthropology

Rebecca Pardo, Elizabeth ErkenBrack, John L. Jackson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Media Anthropology Introduction Although anthropologists have long addressed topics related to media and communications technologies, some ha...

Medical Anthropology

Michele Rivkin-Fish

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Medical Anthropology Introduction Medical anthropology examines health and illness, disease categories and treatments, the body, biotechnologi...

Medical Technology and Technique

Sameena Mulla

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-01-15

Medical Technology and TechniqueIntroductionThe rich array of anthropological research on medical technology has primarily been carried out by anthrop...


Dionigi Albera

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

MediterraneanIntroductionThe Mediterranean does not occupy a central position in the symbolic geography of anthropology. This field of regional specia...


Carol A. Kidron

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

MemoryIntroductionIn order to explore anthropological perspectives on memory, it is necessary to begin with a review of canonical sociological studies...

Mendel, Gregor

Anne Buchanan, Kenneth Weiss

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Gregor Mendel Introduction Gregor Mendel (b. 1822–d. 1884) was an Augustinian friar from what is now the Czech Republic. He became known posth...

Mental Health and Illness

Jocelyn Lim Chua

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Mental Health and IllnessIntroductionAnthropological contributions to the study of mental health and illness span diverse literatures and track a wide...

Mesoamerican Archaeology

Brent Woodfill

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Mesoamerican ArchaeologyIntroductionMesoamerica, a region located in modern-day Mexico and northern Central America, is one of the cradles of early ci...

Mexican Migration to the United States

Luis F.B. Plascencia

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Mexican Migration to the United States Introduction Since the early 1970s, academic analyses of Mexican migration to the United States have be...


Tilman Lanz

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Migration ...

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