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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This group, including Claude Meil- lassoux (1925-) and Maurice Godelier (1925
—), suggested that Marx's work provided the basic insights for the analysis of
traditional society, but that because his writings had focused primarily on the ...
Thus at the end of the analysis carried out by these authors, the term husband is
replaced by the formula: C2a/2d/° SU*a8/Ego (Ibid.). There are now available two
works which employ a much more refined logical apparatus and offer greater ...
If the labour of programming could be performed the actual analysis could be
done by a computer far better than by any human. Furthermore it seems evident
that much the same patterns exist in the most diverse kinds of mythology.
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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