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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Somewhat more complex organisms have extremely simple digestive tracts;
likewise, somewhat more complex societies have some trade in agricultural
commodities along simple paths. As specialization proceeds in an organism,
blood and a ...
22 The evolution from simple to complex that Spencer finds across both animal
species and societies is repeated within a single complex society. Rural people
and the urban underclass are more primitive, while the urban elites are more ...
CONCLUSION 17 The probability that India's cattle complex is a positive-
functioned part of a naturally selected eco-system is at least as good as that it is a
negative- functioned expression of an irrational ideology. This should not be ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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