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Anthropology originated because the learn of 'primitive' cultures. however the concept of 'primitive' exposes presumptions of 'civilized' superiority and the suitable of the West to talk for 'less advanced' others. With the autumn of Empire, anthropology grew to become suspect and used to be torn by way of dissension from inside of. Did anthropology function a 'handmaiden to colonialism'? Is it a 'science' created through racism to end up racism? Can it relief communique among cultures, or does it toughen our modifications? "Introducing Anthropology" is an interesting account of an doubtful human technological know-how looking to go beyond its unsavoury historical past. It strains the evolution of anthropology from its genesis in historic Greece to its diversified types in modern occasions. Anthropology's key recommendations and strategies are defined, and we're awarded with such big-name anthropologists as Franz Boas, Bronislaw Malinowski, E.E. Evans-Pritchard, Margaret Mead and Claude Levi-Strauss. the recent different types of self-critical and postmodern anthropologies are tested, and the major query - of the effect of anthropology on non-Western cultures - is given centre-stage. "Introducing Anthropology" is lucid in its arguments, its sturdy humour supported by way of apt and witty illustrations. This ebook bargains a hugely available invitation into anthropology.

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