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 usually overlooked contributions of German students. The ambiguous dating among anthropology and nationwide cultures is usually considered.

The publication offers 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 assurance of key debates together with totemism, kinship and globalisation.

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