Anthropology in the Public Arena. Historical and Contemporary Contexts #779565

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Жанр:
Социология
Агент:
John Wiley & Sons Limited (prof) EUR
Формат:
PDF книга
Объем:
249 стр
Язык:
английский
Правообладатель:
John Wiley & Sons Limited
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This articulate and authoritative survey of both the popular and academic trends in anthropology demonstrates the broad relevance of anthropological knowledge and argues for a more inclusive conception of the discipline that engages the public imagination. Demonstrates the evolving social contexts of British anthropological theory and practice from the mid-19th century Highlights the importance of popular anthropology in forming and sustaining the professional discipline Explores the past and present cross-fertilization of anthropologists, scientists and prominent literary figures Assesses the pioneering efforts online to advance the role of anthropology in public debates Appeals to a broader readership interested in cultural and intellectual history

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