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.
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Shortly after Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law in 1972, rumors that firing
squads had become the new punishment for headhunting reached the Ilongot
hills. The men therefore decided to call a moratorium on taking heads. In past
My brother's death in combination with what I learned about anger from Ilongots (
for them, an emotional state more publicly celebrated than denied) allowed me
immediately to recognize the experience of rage.m Ilongot anger and my own ...
The two ethnographies on the Ilongots are Michelle Rosaldo, Knowledge and
Passion: Ilongot Notions of Self and Social Life (New York: Cambridge University
Press, 1980), and Renato Rosaldo, Ilongot Headhunting, 1883-/974: A Study in ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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