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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This mode of production must not be considered simply as being the production
of the physical existence of the individuals. Rather it is a definite form of activity of
these individuals, a definite form of expressing their life, a definite mode of life ...
This feudal organization was, just as much as the ancient communal ownership,
an association against a subjected producing class; but the form of association
and the relation to the direct producers were different because of the different ...
These figures, however should not be used to prove that the cows are useless or
uneconomic, since milk production is a minor aspect of the sacred cow's
contribution to the eco-system. Indeed, most Indianists agree that it is the buffalo,
not the ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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