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A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essays
     

A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essays

by Bronislaw Malinowski
 

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Malinowski presents in this book his definitive statement of the theory of functionalism. As the essential clue to the understanding of human behavior, primitive and civilized, he analyzes the functional principle that culture is an examination of the fundamentals of anthropology for the purpose of constructing a general system to explain the facts of culture by

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Malinowski presents in this book his definitive statement of the theory of functionalism. As the essential clue to the understanding of human behavior, primitive and civilized, he analyzes the functional principle that culture is an examination of the fundamentals of anthropology for the purpose of constructing a general system to explain the facts of culture by this principle.

Originally published 1944.

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ISBN-13:
9780807842836
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
08/27/1990
Edition description:
1
Pages:
238
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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