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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But, in its turn, the existence of a capitalistic enterprise presupposes that a very
specific communal action exists and that it is specifically structured to protect the
possession of goods per se and especially the power of individuals to dispose, ...
These people form communities, acquire specific occupational traditions of
handicrafts or of other arts, and cultivate a belief in their ethnic community. They
live in a "diaspora" strictly segregated from all personal intercourse, except that of
Specific ideologies, symbolizations, and socio-structural arrangements pertaining
to women that vary widely from culture to culture. The problem at this level is to
account for any particular cultural complex in terms of factors specific to that ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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