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Anthropology, by Comparison

Anthropology, by Comparison by Fox, Richard G. 041526054X 9780415260541
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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 Comparisonis 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.

Author: Fox, Richard G.

Language: English

Edition: 1

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 288

Publisher: Routledge

Publication Date: 2002-03-22

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