Stephen O. Murray's American Anthropology and Company: Historical Explorations PDF

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By Stephen O. Murray

In American Anthropology and Company, linguist and sociologist Stephen O. Murray explores the connections among anthropology, linguistics, sociology, psychology, and background, in broad-ranging essays at the historical past of anthropology and allied disciplines. On matters starting from local American linguistics to the pitfalls of yankee, Latin American, and East Asian fieldwork, between different subject matters, American Anthropology and Company offers the perspectives of a historian of anthropology drawn to the theoretical and institutional connections among disciplines that experience regularly been in dialog with anthropology. routine characters comprise Edward Sapir, Alfred Kroeber, Robert Redfield, W. I. and Dorothy Thomas, and William Ogburn.

While histories of anthropology hardly pass disciplinary obstacles, Murray strikes in essay after essay towards an exam of the associations, theories, and social networks of students as by no means prior to, protecting a fit skepticism towards anthropologists’ perspectives in their personal equipment and theories.

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