Functionalism Historicized: Essays on British Social Anthropology / Edition 1

Functionalism Historicized: Essays on British Social Anthropology / Edition 1

by George W. Stocking Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0299099040

ISBN-13: 9780299099046

Pub. Date: 10/28/1988

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

" This volume is likely to prove indispensable to historians of anthropology in general and of British anthropology in particular. There are a wide range of historical skills on display, from traditional textual analysis to historical sociology of the most sophisticated sort, and there is a more or less thorough chronological coverage from the era of classical

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" This volume is likely to prove indispensable to historians of anthropology in general and of British anthropology in particular. There are a wide range of historical skills on display, from traditional textual analysis to historical sociology of the most sophisticated sort, and there is a more or less thorough chronological coverage from the era of classical evolutionism virtually up to the present. One can only hope that historicizing anthropologists will sample some of these wares."—Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299099046
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
10/28/1988
Series:
History of Anthropology Series, #2
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Functionalism Historicized

The Functional Reduction of Kinship in the Social Thought of John Locke
Thomas de Zengotita

Robertson Smith and James Frazer on Religion: Two Traditions in British Social Anthropology
Robert Alun Jones

Tribal Exemplars: Images of Political Authority in British Anthropology, 1885–1945
Henrika Kuklick

Englishmen, Celts, and Iberians: The Ethnographic Survey of the United Kingdom, 1892–1899
James Urry

Dr. Durkheim and Mr. Brown: Comparative Sociology at Cambridge in 1910
Edited by George W. Stocking, Jr.

Radcliffe-Brown and British Social Anthropology
George W. Stocking, Jr.

Function, History, Biography: Reflections on Fifty Years in the British Anthropological Tradition
Hilda Kuper

Miscellaneous Studies
From Philology to Anthropology in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Germany
James Whitman

Information for Contributors
Index

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