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By Thomas Hylland Eriksen,Finn Sivert Nielsen

it is a completely up to date and revised variation of a well-liked vintage of recent anthropology. The authors supply summaries of ‘Enlightenment’, ‘Romantic’ and ‘Victorian’ anthropology, from the cultural theories of Morgan and Taylor to the customarily ignored contributions of German students. The ambiguous courting among anthropology and nationwide cultures can also be considered.

The booklet presents an unprecedented 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 insurance of key debates together with totemism, kinship and globalisation.

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

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