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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ach Warms responded to Jon McGee's difficulty in a classic postmodernist
fashion, trying to convince him to write it in a postmodern style. We hope that
what makes Warms' (unsuccessful) response postmodern will become clear as
Postmodernists maintain that if a text is an author's interpretation and if that
author's work is taken as an authoritative account, then all other voices and
interpretations are silenced. Because everything is an interpretation in the
Postmodernism has not replaced positivism in anthropology. From cultural
materialism to neo-Marasm, the positivist tradition is alive and well.
Postmodernism can be seen as part of a continuing dialectic between scientific
and humanistic ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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