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Delimiting anthropology

George W. Stocking

Delimiting anthropology

occasional essays and reflections

by George W. Stocking

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Published by University of Wisconsin Press in Madison .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- History.,
  • Anthropology -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 355-381) and index.

    StatementGeorge W. Stocking, Jr.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN308 .S75 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 404 p. :
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18350449M
    ISBN 100299174506
    LC Control Number2001002001

      History of Anthropology is a series of annual volumes, inaugurated in , each broadly unified around a theme of major importance to both the history and the present practice of anthropological inquiry. Bones, Bodies, Behavior, the fifth in the series, treats a number of Pages: "Delimiting Anthropology" makes available sixteen essays from the influential career of George W. Stocking, Jr., the world's preeminent historian of anthropology. The essays are grouped in four quartets, echoing the major phases of Stocking's own research over four decades.

      Furthermore, in reference to anthropology itself and the issue of race, Lee D. Baker's book From Savage to Negro () and Thomas C. Paterson's book A Social History of Anthropology in the United States () have given significant attention to extracognitive, ideological, sociopolitical, and ethical dimensions of the major agents in their. Anthropology For Dummies is Dr. Smith’s second book. His first, written with Charles Sullivan, was The Top Ten Myths About Evolution (Prometheus, ). Outside his academic pursuits, Dr. Smith enjoys mountaineering, art, and arc-tic exploration. He is a Life Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, a FellowFile Size: 5MB.

    The concept of ‘tribal society’ is one of the most prominent and popular ‘anthropological’ notions of our time, yet within western social and cultural anthropology it has been largely abandoned as a sociological category. Although the origin of the word was rooted in the ancient Roman tribus, the modern concept of tribe emerged in the era of Euroamerican colonial expansion. Anthropology , Spring page 4 of 6 pages CLASS SESSIONS Week I 2/5 Introductions: The course, the topic, the participants. Week II 2/10 Unpacking our [American] assumptions about Anthropology as an academic discipline Rdg: Stocking, G.W., “Delimiting Anthropology: Historical Reflections on the.


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