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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For example, when someone like Willie, Julio, or Ray is "terminated" for suspicion
of theft, the personnel report registers an insulting notation: "lack of initiative," "
inarticulate," or "no understanding of the purpose of the company." Julio correctly
For example, droit de seigneur14 is typically defined as an "honor" for the
bridegroom (MacDonald 1983). Of course, elites may at times accidentally
undermine their own positions and often enough fail to prevail. However, to the
extent that the ...
It is important to keep in mind that one can also use an objective model for moral
purposes, as for example, in investigating the biochemical basis of schizophrenia
in order to make possible better medicine for schizophrenics. The separation ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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