This guide provides a reference for anyone seeking information about the predominant and variable cultural forms, mores, and modes of expression in virtually every country. Entries cover many of the elements that together constitute the predominant culture, as well as lost cultures of the world.
This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a unique collection of over 1,000 entries that focuses on topics in physical anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and applied anthropology. Also included are relevant articles on geology, paleontology, biology, evolution, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology. The contributions are authored by over 250 internationally renowned experts, professors, and scholars from some of the most distinguished museums, universities, and institutes in the world. Special attention is given to human evolution, primate behavior, genetics, ancient civilizations, sociocultural theories, and the value of human language for symbolic communication.
Open Library is a project from the Internet Archive that provides thousands of books in multiple formats, most scanned from hard-copies. Users can borrow books to access for a specific amount of time (usually 14 days).
TigerSearch: The Library Catalog & More
Find Books, eBooks, and Articles using TigerSearch
When to Use What
Use TigerSearch to:
Use TigerSearch to identify and locate books, video, audio and other material in our library.
Figure out your search terms. For example, Folk Music and Appalachia.
When you find your book, look around at the books around it. You may end up finding other great resources.
Use WorldCat to:
Identify materials held by other libraries around the world.
If Sewanee doesn't own it, then you can request it through interlibrary loan. See the box below.
Use Google Books to:
Search the full-text of some books.
Find other sources that will be useful to your search.