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 anthropology s current condition and its relationship with other disciplines
Places ideas and practices within the context of their time and place of origin
Looks at anthropology s role in colonization, early traditions in the field, and topical issues from various periods in the field s history, and examines its relationship to other disciplines