Abstracts in Anthropology

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Abstracts in Anthropology covers a broad spectrum of current anthropological topics from a vast number of periodicals. Publishing approximately 3,000 abstracts per volume, selected and classified, fully indexed by author and subject, it provides a thorough coverage of anthropological scholarship in all its subfields:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Physical Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • Linguistics

Increasingly, Abstracts in Anthropology tracks subcultures within industrialized nations and such topics as social welfare issues, drug abuse programs, geriatric caregiver issues and applied anthropology. 

Subjects covered in physical anthropology now include medical issues such as intervention, genetic engineering and societal factors in disease transmission.


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Dates covered

Indexing with abstracts, 2001-present.

Updating frequency



Scholarly journals.

Type of coverage

Indexing with abstracts.

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Abstracts in Anthropology

ALEXANDER Location: REF -- GN1 .A15
Holdings: v.1 (1970) - v.56 (2008)

DANA Location: REF -- GN1 .A15
Holdings: v.1 (1970) - v.43 (2001)

Producer/content provider

Baywood Publishing Company, Inc.

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

SAGE Publications

Core Subject(s)