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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Marx and Engels viewed social change as an evolutionary process marked by
revolution in which new levels of social, political, and economic development
were achieved through class struggle. They viewed history as a sequence of ...
Much of Weber's work was influenced by Marx, and he attempted to develop
Marx's thoughts on social class. Like Marx, he believed that social class was
related to property ownership and control of the means of production. Unlike
Marx, he ...
Marx believed that the ultimate result of the thwarting of technology by society
was revolution and the emergence of new social structures. In the passages
below, White echoes this belief. 21 While many of White's theories stay close to
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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