Three ways to purchase Why a Public Anthropology?
1. As an E-Book from Apple’s iBooks Store, $1.99
a. If you are able to use the iTunes/iBook format from Apple, simply order the book through iBooks. It is a straight-forward process similar to ordering any other iBook: http://www.apple.com/apps/ibooks/
2. As an E-Book in PDF Format for $1.99
a. This has the advantage of being able to be easily read on any platform – your PC or Mac as well as mobile phone, iPad, Android tablet, Blackberry, Kindle and/or Nook – by simply downloading your copy of the book to that platform. There are no restrictions on where you use it or when. You can also highlight parts of the book, add notes to it, and, importantly, print out the whole book (or sections of it) if you wish.
b. However, because of the digital rights management used with the PDF version, it is only available if:
1. You have a mobile phone
2. You have a credit card issued by an American bank
3. Your credit card bills are sent to an address within the United States.
3. As an E-Book that uses the Kindle Reading App (and is purchased through Amazon.com) for $1.99
a. The Kindle Reading App’s key advantage is that it allows individuals who do not qualify regarding the restrictions cited above for using the PDF version to nonetheless easily purchase the book. As with the PDF version you can download Why a Public Anthropology? to your PC or Mac as well as mobile phone, tablet, Blackberry, and/or Kindle. You can also highlight passages and add comments.
b. However, there is key difference: You cannot print out the whole book (or sections of it).
c. In addition, the downloading process is a bit more complicated. It involves more steps and, if wish to read the book on various platforms (or various computers), you need to download the Kindle Reading App to each of these platforms or computers.
d. As with the PDF version, you will need a credit card to purchase a copy of Why a Public Anthropology? But it does not need to be a credit card issued by an American bank nor does the credit card have to be attached to an address in the United States.