Book Review Analysis

Prepare a 5-7 page book review essay, comparing at least least two books (Olson’s “Into the

Extreme” and Robertson’s “Homo Sapiens Japanicus.” .

Directions: 1. Familiarize yourself with an academic book review essay.

  1. Briefly summarize both works.
  2. Identify theoretically relevant themes in both books and follow them through the texts.
  3. Summarize the relevance of both texts to issues in anthropological theory today.

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