Fifty Key Anthropologists (Routledge Key Guides) by Robert J. Gordon,Harriet Lyons,Andrew Lyons

By Robert J. Gordon,Harriet Lyons,Andrew Lyons

Fifty Key Anthropologists surveys the lifestyles and paintings of a few of the main influential figures in anthropology. The entries, written by means of a global variety of specialist participants, signify the range of inspiration in the topic, incorporating either vintage theorists and newer anthropological thinkers. Names mentioned include:






  • Clifford Geertz

  • Bronislaw Malinowski

  • Zora Neale Hurston

  • Sherry B. Ortner

  • Claude Lévi-Strauss

  • Rodney Needham

  • Mary Douglas

  • Marcel Mauss




This obtainable A-Z consultant includes priceless cross-referencing, a timeline of key dates and faculties of idea, and proposals for additional studying. it will likely be of curiosity to scholars of anthropology and comparable matters short of a succinct review of the information and impression of key anthropologists who've helped to form the discipline.

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