Readings in early anthropology

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Statementedited by J.S. Slotkin.
SeriesViking Fund publications in anthropology -- no.40
ContributionsSlotkin, J. S., Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
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Readings in Early Anthropology 1st Edition by James S. Slotkin (Author) ISBN Format: Paperback.

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This book considers the beginnings of anthropology as a cultural tradition, and examines how it was developed and transmitted. It begins in the twelfth century, when commercial capitalism and extensive acculturation spread a secular world view among by: This book considers the beginnings of anthropology as a cultural tradition, and examines how it was developed and transmitted.

It begins in the twelfth century, when commercial capitalism and extensive acculturation spread a secular world view among intellectuals. Readings in Early Anthropology book.

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By James S. Slotkin. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 6 December Pub. location London. Imprint : James S.

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EARLY ANTHROPOLOGICAL THEORY In anthropology, as in any discipline, there is a continual ebb and flow of ideas. One theoretical orientation will arise and may grow in popularity until another is pro-posed in opposition to it. Often, one orientation will capi-talize on those aspects of a problem that a previous orientation ignored or played Size: 1MB.

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