Anthropology, by Comparison

Kobo ebook | February 1, 2002

byFox, Richard G.

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The contributors to this innovative work re-examine how anthropology might resume its central task of exploring human society through comparison, but under new global conditions and using its newfound critical self-awareness. Individual entries from an international group of anthropologists re-visits, re-theorizes and re-invigorates comparison as a legitimate and fruitful enterprise. The authors explain the valuable elements of anthropological comparison and encourage an international dialogue about comparative research. "Anthropology, by Comparison" is a call to creative reflection on the past and productive action in the present, a challenge to anthropologists to revitalize their unique contribution to human understanding.

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The contributors to this innovative work re-examine how anthropology might resume its central task of exploring human society through comparison, but under new global conditions and using its newfound critical self-awareness. Individual entries from an international group of anthropologists re-visits, re-theorizes and re-invigorates co...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:February 1, 2002Publisher:RoutledgeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0203463900

ISBN - 13:9780203463901

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