A Companion to Latin American Anthropology (Innbundet)

Serie: Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2008
Antall sider: 560
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Wiley-Blackwell Companions to Anthropology
ISBN/EAN: 9780631234685
Omtale: A Companion to Latin American Anthropology
Comprised of 24 newly commissioned chapters, this defining reference volume on Latin America introduces English-language readers to the debates, traditions, and sensibilities that have shaped the study of this diverse region.* Contributors include some of the most prominent figures in Latin American and Latin Americanist anthropology* Offers previously unpublished work from Latin America scholars that has been translated into English explicitly for this volume* Includes overviews of national anthropologies in Mexico, Cuba, Peru, Argentina, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, and Brazil, and is also topically focused on new research* Draws on original ethnographic and archival research* Highlights national and regional debates* Provides a vivid sense of how anthropologists often combine intellectual and political work to address the pressing social and cultural issues of Latin America

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