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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Internal divisions developed out of conflicting economic and political agendas,
frictions over appropriate methods for safeguarding European privilege and
power, competing criteria for reproducing a colonial elite and for restricting its ...
colonial communities and their wider political structures. Part I examines the
colonial debates over European family formation, over the relationship between
subversion and sex in an effort to trace how evaluations of concubinage, morality
This undercut some European workers' opposition to colonial administration.
New laws and policies curtailed native transgression of social and sexual
boundaries, and women became responsible for guarding this separation.
Despite this ...
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CHARLES DARWIN AND ALFRED WALLACE On the Tendency of Species to Form Varieties
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