Culture and Identity

Pages: 480
Subject: Anthropology
Imprint: Oneworld Academic

Culture and Identity

The History, Theory and Practice of Psychological Anthropology

Charles Lindholm

Charles Lindholm offers a sweeping introduction in this revised and updated edition of one of the leading textbooks on psychological anthropology.
9781851685288 (1 Aug 2007)
RRP £38.00 / US$55.00

The Book

In this newly revised and updated edition,

Lindholm provides a comprehensive introduction

to psychological anthropology, deftly tracing the

growth of the field, introducing the key theorists,

and covering a broad range of contemporary

topics such as identity, emotions, symbolic

systems, and the psychology of groups.

Additional Information

Subject Anthropology
Pages 480
Imprint Oneworld Academic


About the Author

Charles Lindholm is Professor in the prestigious University Professors Program and in the Department of Anthropology at Boston University. Prior to coming to Boston in 1990 he taught at Columbia, Barnard and Harvard, where he held a joint appointment in Anthropology and in Social Studies. His publications include Generosity and Jealousy: The Swat Pukhtun of Northern Pakistan (based on his dissertation) and a collection entitled Frontier Perspectives: Essays in Comparative Anthropology.


"This is a thorough, meaningful and grounded introduction to our discipline. It will certainly be required reading in my courses."

- ETHOS: Journal of the Society for Pychological Anthropology