New History of Anthropology

  • Publish Date: 2007-11-19
  • Binding: Paperback
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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 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