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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With a focus on the emic perspective, an underlying assumption of ethnoscience
was that culture was a mental model that people acted out. One goal of
ethnoscience was to re-create these models so that anthropologists could
understand the ...
Hanunoo Color Categories3 Harold C. Conklin (1926- ) 3 Ethnoscience is
primarily based on linguistic analysis of information. In following brief analysis of
a specific Philippine color system I shall attempt to show how various
16 The ethnoscientists' key critique of earlier anthropology was that it artificially
imposed order on the data. Interestingly, at the same time that ethnoscience was
emerging, George Peter Murdock (see essay 20) was developing the Human ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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