A History of Anthropology (Anthropology, Culture and by Thomas Hylland Eriksen,Finn Sivert Nielsen PDF

By Thomas Hylland Eriksen,Finn Sivert Nielsen

ISBN-10: 0745333524

ISBN-13: 9780745333526

ISBN-10: 0745333532

ISBN-13: 9780745333533

this can be a completely up to date and revised version of a well-liked vintage of recent anthropology. The authors offer summaries of ‘Enlightenment’, ‘Romantic’ and ‘Victorian’ anthropology, from the cultural theories of Morgan and Taylor to the usually missed contributions of German students. The ambiguous dating among anthropology and nationwide cultures is additionally considered.

The e-book offers an exceptional account of theoretical advancements in anthropology from the Twenties to the current, together with functionalism, structuralism, hermeneutics, neo-Marxism and discourse research. There are short biographies of significant anthropologists and assurance of key debates together with totemism, kinship and globalisation.

This crucial textual content on anthropology is very enticing, authoritative and appropriate for college kids in any respect levels.

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