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by Finn Sivert Nielsen,Thomas Hylland Eriksen

  • Author: Finn Sivert Nielsen,Thomas Hylland Eriksen
  • ISBN: 0745333524
  • ISBN13: 978-0745333526
  • ePub: 1352 kb | FB2: 1501 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Humanities
  • Publisher: Pluto Press; Second Edition, New edition edition (May 8, 2013)
  • Pages: 264
  • Rating: 4.9/5
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A History of Anthropology (Anthropology, Culture and Society) ePub download

This is the first book to cover the entire history of social and cultural anthropology in a single volume. Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo.

This is the first book to cover the entire history of social and cultural anthropology in a single volume. Beginning with a summary of the discipline in the nineteenth century. He is the author of numerous books on anthropological issues, including Ethnicity and Nationalism and Small Places, Large Issues (both published by Pluto Press). Finn Sivert Nielsen is a senior lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Copenhagen. He has published on fieldwork, Russia and the USSR and general anthropology.

Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo. Finn Sivert Nielsen worked in the anthropology departments at the University of Tromso¸ and the University of Copenhagen. Series: Anthropology, Culture and Society.

The ambiguous relationship between anthropology and national cultures-many of the discipline's founders were migrants or. .

The ambiguous relationship between anthropology and national cultures-many of the discipline's founders were migrants or Jews-also receives consideration. The principal focus of the book is on themes characteristic of post First-World-War anthropology, from structural functionalism, via structuralism, to hermeneutics, cultural ecology, and discourse analysis.

and Finn Sivert Nielsen’, Int. J. Green Economics, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 23–126. A History of Anthropology. Biographical notes: Marie Louise Seeberg holds a doctorate in Social. Eriksen, H. and Nielsen, . 2001) A History of Anthropology, London: Pluto Press. Mauss, M. (1954) The Gift, London: Cohen & West. This book shows how an understanding of culture can throw light on the way environmental issues are perceived and interpreted, both by local communities and within the contemporary global arena.

A History of Anthropology.

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Two main contributions from anthropology to green economics are, one that ‘culture’ and ‘nature’ are not mutually distinct entities, but inextricably intertwined and mutually constructed and two, to understand the part, one must see the whole. The former contribution with its roots in 1970s ecological anthropology has been further developed in newer books, such as Milton (1996).

A History of Anthropology - Anthropology, Culture and Society (Paperback). Thomas Hylland Eriksen (author), Finn Sivert Nielsen (author). There are brief biographies of major anthropologists and coverage of key debates including totemism, kinship and globalisation. This essential text on anthropology is highly engaging, authoritative and suitable for students at all levels. In this concise yet well-rounded history of anthropology, Eriksen (Univ. of Oslo) and Nielsen (Univ. He is the author of numerous books on anthropological issues, including Ethnicity and Nationalism and Small Places, Large Issues (both published by Pluto Press)

Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo.

A History of Anthropology - Thomas Hylland Eriksen. Anthropology, Culture and Society. British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data.

This is a thoroughly updated and revised edition of a popular classic of modern anthropology. The authors provide summaries of ‘Enlightenment’, ‘Romantic’ and ‘Victorian’ anthropology, from the cultural theories of Morgan and Taylor to the often neglected contributions of German scholars. The ambiguous relationship between anthropology and national cultures is also considered.The book provides an unparalleled account of theoretical developments in anthropology from the 1920s to the present, including functionalism, structuralism, hermeneutics, neo-Marxism and discourse analysis. There are brief biographies of major anthropologists and coverage of key debates including totemism, kinship and globalisation.This essential text on anthropology is highly engaging, authoritative and suitable for students at all levels.

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Anyone wanting to understand the basics of anthropology, this is a must read. Many questions remain unanswered but there are plenty references to continue an exploration.
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