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By Regna Darnell,Frederic W. Gleach

Volume eight of the Histories of Anthropology Annual sequence, the top-rated sequence released within the background of the self-discipline, explores nationwide anthropological traditions in Britain, the USA, and Europe and follows them into postnational contexts. members re-evaluate the foremost theorists in twentieth-century anthropology, together with the paintings of luminaries corresponding to Franz Boas, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Bronisław Malinowski, A. R. Radcliffe-Brown, and Marshall Sahlins, in addition to lesser-known yet vital anthropological paintings through Berthold Laufer, A. M. Hocart, Kenelm O. L. Burridge, and Robin Ridington, between others.
These essays learn myriad subject matters equivalent to the pedagogical context of the anthropologist as a teller of news approximately indigenous storytellers; the colonial context of British anthropological idea and its tasks outdoor the geographical region; the legacies of Claude Lévi-Strauss’s structuralism concerning tradition- particular styles; cognitive universals mirrored in empirical examples of kinship, fable, language, classificatory platforms, and meant common psychological buildings; and the profession of Marshall Sahlins and his trajectory from neo-evolutionism and structuralism towards an epistemological skepticism of move- cultural miscommunication.

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