Fifty Key Anthropologists / Edition 1

Fifty Key Anthropologists / Edition 1

by Robert J. Gordon
     
 

Fifty Key Anthropologists surveys the life and work of some of the most influential figures in anthropology. The entries, written by an international range of expert contributors, represent the diversity of thought within the subject, incorporating both classic theorists and more recent anthropological thinkers. Names discussed include:


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Fifty Key Anthropologists surveys the life and work of some of the most influential figures in anthropology. The entries, written by an international range of expert contributors, represent the diversity of thought within the subject, incorporating both classic theorists and more recent anthropological thinkers. Names discussed include:


  • Clifford Geertz
  • Bronislaw Malinowski
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • Sherry B. Ortner
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss
  • Rodney Needham
  • Mary Douglas
  • Marcel Mauss

This accessible A-Z guide contains helpful cross-referencing, a timeline of key dates and schools of thought, and suggestions for further reading. It will be of interest to students of anthropology and related subjects wanting a succinct overview of the ideas and impact of key anthropologists who have helped to shape the discipline.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415461054
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/17/2011
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Alphabetical List of Contents Chronological List of Contents Contributors Introduction. Fifty Key Anthropologists Appendix 1: Some Key Anthropological Terms Appendix 2: A Timeline Index

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