Foundations of Anthropological Theory (Innbundet)

from Classical Antiquity to Early Modern Europe

Serie: Wiley Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2010
Antall sider: 312
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781405187763
Omtale Foundations of Anthropological Theory
Foundations of Anthropological Theory presents a selection of key texts that reflect the broad range of anthropological thought on human behavior, from Herodotus and Ibn Battuta to Adam Smith and Adam Ferguson. Enables the reader to situate the modern discipline of anthropology within the larger context of intellectual history Features key texts from the ancient and medieval worlds through to the Enlightenment Considers the presumptive rights of Europeans to judge the inherent moral worth of non-Western civilizations Provides fascinating insights into the ways historians, philosophers, missionaries, and even writers of fiction have made valuable contributions to modern anthropological inquiry

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