Cultural Materialism Book Review by The Research Group

Cultural Materialism
A review of cultural materialism through "Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches" by Marvin Harris.
# 70625 | 690 words | 1 source | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Anthropology (General) , Literature (General) , Hot Topics (Iraq Wars)

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This paper reviews the book "Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches" by Marvin Harris and provides a discussion of the author's concept of cultural materialism as a way of explaining how people and societies exist. It explains that the framework provided by Harris is also applied to an aspect of contemporary U.S. society (the war against Iraq).

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"In "Cows, Pigs Wars and Witches: The Riddles of Culture", anthropologist Marvin Harris provides a framework for understanding the riddles of culture that is known as cultural materialism. Whether it is the sacred status of the ..."

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