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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When we / speak of "maladaptive" or "fitness-reducing" cul- I ture traits, we are
forced to use very indirect mea- \ sures of lowered fitness, such as the prevalence
of - illness or the depletion of soil or of a fishery. The use of indirect measures ...
7 ture transmission/revision varies with the category of cultural information
involved. ,4 The droit de seigneur referred to here is the right of the medieval lord
to have sex with the wives of his serfs. 15 Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-
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Sigmund Freud The Return of Totemism in Childhood 1913
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