Evolutionism In Cultural Anthropology: A Critical History

Evolutionism In Cultural Anthropology: A Critical History Evolutionism in Cultural Anthropologytraces the interaction of evolutionary thought and anthropological theory from Herbert Spencer to the twenty first century It is a focused examination of how the idea of evolution has continued to provide anthropology with a master principle around which a vast body of data can be organized and synthesized Erudite and readable, and quoting extensively from early theorists such as Edward Tylor, Lewis Henry Morgan, John McLennan, Henry Maine, and James Frazer so that the reader might judge them on the basis of their own words, Evolutionism in Cultural Anthropology is useful reading for courses in anthropological theory and the history of anthropology


10 thoughts on “Evolutionism In Cultural Anthropology: A Critical History

  1. Becca-Rawr Becca-Rawr says:

    Really good book that takes a wonderful approach to Cultural Anthropology and how it came to be I suggest this to anyone and everyone with any interest in anthro or history related subjects.


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