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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ahimsa,^ especially as it applies to beef cattle, is frequently noted by Indianists
and others concerned with the relation between values and behavior. Although
different antirational, dysfunctional, and inutile aspects of the cattle complex are ...
The principal positive ecological effect of India's bovine cattle is in their
contribution to production of grain crops, from which about 80% of the human
calorie ration comes. Some form of animal traction is required to initiate the
agricultural cycle, ...
In 1956 16,000,000 cattle hides were produced (Rand- hawa 1962:322). The
quality of India's huge leather industry — the world's largest — leaves much to be
desired, but the problem is primarily outmoded tanning techniques and lack of ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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