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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Anthropological theory is also important because it helps us think about who and
what we are as human beings. It does this by forcing us to consider the ways in
which we understand the "other." At its most basic level, anthropology asks how ...
18 In Capital (1930), Marx argues that it is human labor that gives value to goods
and services. White may have considered that as he wrote this passage. 19
White distinguished three components in the analysis of culture: technological, ...
All too often the word "man" is used in such an ambiguous fashion that it is
impossible to decide whether it refers to males or to the human species in
general, including both males and females. In fact, one frequently is led to
suspect that in the ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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