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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tends to coincide with a tertiary tribal section and its network of social ties are
what gives the section much of its cohesion. People of the same district often
share common camps in the drought and they attend one another's weddings
and other ...
Most tribes have a population of over 5,000 and the largest number between
30,000 and 40,000 souls. Each tribe is economically self-sufficient, having its
own pastures, water-supplies, and fishing reservations, which its members alone
II in so far as his segment of the tribe is opposed to other segments. ' ' In studying
the Nuer political constitution, it is therefore essential that we view it together with
those of their enemies as a single political system, for the outstanding structural ...
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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