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By Regna Darnell,Frederic W. Gleach

Volume eight of the Histories of Anthropology Annual sequence, the premiere sequence released within the heritage of the self-discipline, explores nationwide anthropological traditions in Britain, the U.S., and Europe and follows them into postnational contexts. individuals think again the main theorists in twentieth-century anthropology, together with the paintings of luminaries equivalent to Franz Boas, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Bronisław Malinowski, A. R. Radcliffe-Brown, and Marshall Sahlins, in addition to lesser-known yet very important anthropological paintings by way of Berthold Laufer, A. M. Hocart, Kenelm O. L. Burridge, and Robin Ridington, between others.
These essays learn myriad subject matters reminiscent of the pedagogical context of the anthropologist as a teller of reports approximately indigenous storytellers; the colonial context of British anthropological idea and its initiatives outdoor the geographical region; the legacies of Claude Lévi-Strauss’s structuralism relating to tradition- particular styles; cognitive universals mirrored in empirical examples of kinship, fantasy, language, classificatory platforms, and meant common psychological constructions; and the occupation of Marshall Sahlins and his trajectory from neo-evolutionism and structuralism towards an epistemological skepticism of go- cultural miscommunication.

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