FOR FURTHER READING CULTURE, PEOPLE, NATURE: AN INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL ANTHROPOLOGY by Marvin Harris, New York: Harper & Row,, 1988 Probably the best general anthropology introductory textbook.
THE INTERPRETATION OF CULTURES by Clifford Geertz, New York: Basic Books, 1973
This book marks a renewed interest in symbols and meaning.
THE EMERGENCE OF HUMANKIND by John E. Pfeiffer, New York: Harper & Row, 1985
A very popular, well-written book focusing on the biological and social evolution of humans.
PRIME TIME SOCIETY: ANTHROPOLOGICAL ANALYSIS OF TELEVISION AND CULTURE by Conrad P. Kottak, Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth Publishing, 1989
An anthropological study of the impact of television on culture. March 12: Sociologist Daniel Bell March 19: Economist Alice Rivlin April 2: Political Scientist Thomas Ferguson April 9: Economist Murray Weidenbaum April 16: Sociologist Joyce Ladner April 23: Demographer Samuel Preston April 30: Psychologist M.Brewster Smith May 7: Conclusion: The social sciences in the 21st century
For a reprint of this series, send $3 with your name and address to: The Christian Science Monitor P-410, 1 Norway St., Boston, MA 02115. Discounts available for quantity orders.