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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Every introductory essay and note in this volume was written and rewritten by
both of us; obviously, we have sympathies for the opposing position and have
been willing to accept substantial criticism of ideas we hold dear. For us, editing
The essay resumes at the beginning of Crapanzano's analysis of Clifford Geertz's
"Deep Play: Notes on a Balinese Cockfight. " The deleted section contains 7
footnotes.] The title of Clifford Geertz's essay "Deep Play: Notes on a Balinese ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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