Good resources? Gads... there's bazillions of them. It depends if you want archaeology, ancient civilizations, linguistics, internet anthropology,
forensic anthropology, applied anthropology, cultural anthropology, medical anthropology, game theory, etc, etc. -- and then there's all the
multidisciplinary fields where anthropological techniques are a vital part of the study (my own field of information science is one such field.)
When in doubt, look it up on Wikipedia, which will link the major authors and books.
For ancient Egypt, I like Catchpenny's and I *used* to like Tour Egypt (they recently redid their site and it's soooooo... 'touristy' and it's
For Sumer, I like the Sumerian FAQ:
(I really can't list ALL of them, because it goes from Pitt's site for mythology to the online works of Franz Boas and on and on and on and on.)
Modern research -- of course, the AAA: www.aaanet.org...
Science Daily for recent news -- www.sciencedaily.com...
Or this for browsing:
...and then there's the theories that you'll have to learn such as structuralism and grounded theory and diffusionism and so forth (Wikipedia is
your friend here).
And the big names (you will hear Foucalt, Meade, Boas, Radcliffe-Brown, Worf, Sapir, Morgan, Benedict, Durkheim, Wolf
...and on and on and on.
Got specific interests? Just ask! My Masters' is in Applied Anthropology and I've done and published research on the anthropology of online
communities (but I also have done some archaeology field work and do some rock art research.)