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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Where there exists a relationship, it exists for me: the animal does not enter into "
relations" with anything, it does not enter into any relation at all. For the animal, its
relation to others does not exist as a relation. Consciousness is, therefore, from ...
Summary We have briefly described and analyzed what we regard as Nuer
political structure: the relations between territorial segments within a territorial
system and the relations between that and other social systems within an entire
She is saying that society is not simply a reflection of the structure of production (
that is a position that Marxists call "vulgar materialism") but rather emerges from
the relations of production and how people think about these relations. 11 When
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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