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ANTH 301: Advanced Theory in Anthropology


SuperSearch is a great place to start looking for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy-to-use interface.



Key Databases

For searching with precision, try one of these databases. They contain a combination of full text articles (ready to read online) and citation information about articles, book chapters, or books.

Theory Journals

Search within these journals through keyword searches or clicking on publication years and dates.

  • Anthropology and Humanism
    These articles discuss and analyze the question of what it means to be human.
  • Anthropological Quarterly
    Articles, review articles, book reviews and lists of recently published books in all areas of sociocultural anthropology.
  • Annual Review of Anthropology
    Full-text available up to 2007. Publishes critical essays on the significant developments of anthropology and its sub-fields.
  • American Anthropologist
    Studies humankind in all its aspects, involving archaeological, biological, ethnological, and linguistic research. (Published by AAA).
  • Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute  
    International scope with a primary focus on social anthropology. Also includes articles on archaeology and biological anthropology.
  • American Ethnologist
    Publishes articles on ethnographic theories, discoveries, and research, and showcases their importance in today's world.