History and theory in anthropology /

In the past twenty years, there have been exciting new developments in the field of anthropology. This second edition of Barnard's classic textbook on the history and theory of anthropology has been revised and expanded to include up-to-date coverage on all the most important topics in the fiel...

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Main Author: Barnard, Alan (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2022.
Edition:Second edition.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • List of figures
  • List of tables
  • Preface
  • Visions of anthropology
  • Precursors
  • Changing perspectives on evolution
  • Diffusionist and culture area theories
  • Functionalism and structural-functionalism
  • Action and process
  • Marxist perspectives
  • From relativism to cognitive science
  • Structuralism, from linguistics to anthropology
  • Poststructuralists and feminists
  • Mavericks
  • Interpretive approaches
  • Postmodernism and Its aftermath
  • Conclusions
  • Appendix 1: dates of birth and death
  • Appendix 2: glossary.