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New History of Anthropology Henrika Kuklick

New History of Anthropology

Henrika Kuklick

Published February 9th 2009
ISBN : 9780470766217
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416 pages
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A New History of Anthropology collects original writings from pre-eminent scholars to create a sophisticated but accessible guide to the development of the field. Re-examines the history of anthropology through the lens of the new globalized worldMoreA New History of Anthropology collects original writings from pre-eminent scholars to create a sophisticated but accessible guide to the development of the field. Re-examines the history of anthropology through the lens of the new globalized world Provides a comprehensive history of the discipline, from its prehistory in the age of exploration through to anthropologys current condition and its relationship with other disciplines Places ideas and practices within the context of their time and place of origin Looks at anthropologys role in colonization, early traditions in the field, and topical issues from various periods in the fields history, and examines its relationship to other disciplines