Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History
A comprehensive and accessible survey of the history of theory in anthropology, this anthology of classic and contemporary 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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The Tsembaga, who in 1963 numbered 204 persons, are located on the south
wall of the Simbai Valley. The country in which they live differs from the true
highlands in being lower, generally more rugged, and more heavily forested.
territory alone that the Tsembaga ordinarily derive all of their foodstuffs and most
of the other materials they require for survival. Less anthropocentrically, it may be
justified to regard Tsembaga territory with its biota as an ecosystem in view of ...
On this particular occasion the Tsembaga butchered 105 adult and adolescent
pigs, leaving only 60 juveniles and neonates alive. The survival of an additional
fifteen adolescents and adults was only temporary, for they were scheduled as ...
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CHARLES DARWIN AND ALFRED WALLACE On the Tendency of Species to Form Varieties
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