Exploring the City: Inquiries Toward an Urban Anthropology / Edition 1

Exploring the City: Inquiries Toward an Urban Anthropology / Edition 1

by Ulf Hannerz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231083769

ISBN-13: 9780231083768

Pub. Date: 05/24/1983

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Within a relatively short time, urban anthropology has emerged as one of the most vital fields of anthropology. Durgaing its formative period, however, it has lacked intellectual coherence. Exploring the Cityis a bold first attempt to provide just such a coherent and unified theoretical understanding of urbanism. Hannerz draws upon the urban perspectives of

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Within a relatively short time, urban anthropology has emerged as one of the most vital fields of anthropology. Durgaing its formative period, however, it has lacked intellectual coherence. Exploring the Cityis a bold first attempt to provide just such a coherent and unified theoretical understanding of urbanism. Hannerz draws upon the urban perspectives of other disciplines as well, such as history, sociology, and geography, to bring intellectual unity to the history and development of urban anthropology.

Columbia University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231083768
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
05/24/1983
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
378
Product dimensions:
5.86(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.01(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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