Fifty Key Anthropologists

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Robert J. Gordon, Harriet Lyons, Andrew Lyons
Routledge, 15.11.2010 - 298 Seiten

Fifty Key Anthropologists surveys the life and work of some of the most influential figures in anthropology. The entries, written by an international range of expert contributors, represent the diversity of thought within the subject, incorporating both classic theorists and more recent anthropological thinkers. Names discussed include:

  • Clifford Geertz
  • Bronislaw Malinowski
  • Zora Neale Hurston
  • Sherry B. Ortner
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss
  • Rodney Needham
  • Mary Douglas
  • Marcel Mauss

This accessible A-Z guide contains helpful cross-referencing, a timeline of key dates and schools of thought, and suggestions for further reading. It will be of interest to students of anthropology and related subjects wanting a succinct overview of the ideas and impact of key anthropologists who have helped to shape the discipline.

 

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Alphabetical list of contents vi
AMY B TRUBEK 3
Frederick G Bailey
STANLEY R BARRETT 8
CINNAMON 13
STANLEY R BARRETT 18
JUDITH MODELL SCHACHTER 24
REGNA DARNELL 30
ROBERT GORDON 40
LYONS 46
Alan Dundes ROSEMARY LÉVY ZUMWALT 51
PARKER SHIPTON AND ANDREW P LYONS 55
JUDITH MACDONALD 61
ROBERT GORDON 66
ARAM YENGOYAN 72
Some key anthropological terms 267

GREGOR DOBLER 35

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Über den Autor (2010)

Robert Gordon is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Vermont, USA, and Research Associate at the University of the Free State, South Africa. He is the author of The Bushman Myth and Going Abroad: How to Travel Like an Anthropologist.

Andrew Lyons is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada, and current editor-in-chief of Anthropologica.

Harriet Lyons is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Waterloo, Canada. Her books include Irregular Connections: A History of Anthropology and Sexuality with Andrew Lyons.

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