Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History
A comprehensive and accessible survey of the history of theory in anthropology, this anthology of classic readings contains in-depth commentary in introductions and notes to help guide students through excerpts of seminal anthropological works. The commentary provides the background information needed to understand each article, its central concepts, and its relationship to the social and historical context in which it was written.
Results 1-3 of 68
Sigmund Freud was an Austrian physician and neurologist who founded the field
of psychoanalysis. Psychoanalytic theory, with its emphasis on unconscious
psychological processes and psychological defense mechanisms such as ...
The Return of Totemism in Childhood Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) There are no
grounds for fearing that psychoanalysis, which first discovered that psychical acts
and structures are invariably over- determined,* will be tempted to trace the ...
[We have skipped section 6 of Freud's article, which is a 3,260-word (and 7 -
footnote) discussion of the relationship between totemic sacrifice, the father-son
relationship, and Christianity. The principal point of the section is that the concept
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Kassilem - LibraryThing
I did skip some of this book due to class constraints but I was forced to read most of it so I am counting the book as being read. I thought the information provided was very valuable. I had to ... Read full review
Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
34 other sections not shown