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

By Thomas Hylland Eriksen,Finn Sivert Nielsen

it is a completely up-to-date and revised version of a favored vintage of recent anthropology. The authors offer summaries of ‘Enlightenment’, ‘Romantic’ and ‘Victorian’ anthropology, from the cultural theories of Morgan and Taylor to the customarily missed contributions of German students. The ambiguous courting among anthropology and nationwide cultures is additionally considered.

The publication presents an unprecedented account of theoretical advancements in anthropology from the Nineteen Twenties to the current, together with functionalism, structuralism, hermeneutics, neo-Marxism and discourse research. There are short biographies of significant anthropologists and insurance of key debates together with totemism, kinship and globalisation.

This crucial textual content on anthropology is extremely attractive, authoritative and compatible for college students in any respect levels.

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