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Anthropology and Africa : Changing Perspectives on a Changing Scene - 94 edition

Anthropology and Africa : Changing Perspectives on a Changing Scene (ISBN10: 0813915058; ISBN13: 9780813915050)
ISBN13: 978-0813915050
ISBN10: 0813915058

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0813915043
ISBN10: 081391504X

Summary: No one working in Africa today or studying Africa in any discipline whatever can afford to ignore the anthropological literature. It has long been the foundational background for a variety of African studies. However, there has never been a succinct historical description of the way the Africanist field has evolved in anthropology, together with a broad bibliographical guide. This book supplies that basic information. But it does more It reviews the field as a controversial history o
f ideas. African studies in anthropology throw light on the way Anglo-Europeans and Americans have conceived of the rest of the world and the way academic disciplines have changed in this century.
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Summary: No one working in Africa today or studying Africa in any discipline whatever can afford to ignore the anthropological literature. It has long been the foundational background for a variety of African studies. However, there has never been a succinct historical description of the way the Africanist field has evolved in anthropology, together with a broad bibliographical guide. This book supplies that basic information. But it does more It reviews the field as a controversial history of ideas. African studies in anthropology throw light on the way Anglo-Europeans and Americans have conceived of the rest of the world and the way academic disciplines have changed in this century. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 94
Cover: Print On Demand
Publisher: University Press of Virginia
Year Published: 1994
International: No



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