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Anthropology in the Public Arena: Historical and Contemporary Contexts

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Anthropology in the Public Arena: Historical and Contemporary Contexts
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Anthropology in the Public Arena: Historical and Contemporary Contexts

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1st Edition 

by Jeremy MacClancy (Author) 

This articulate and authoritative survey of both the popular and academic trends in anthropology demonstrates the broad relevance of anthropological knowledge and argues for a more inclusive conception of the discipline that engages the public imagination.

  • Demonstrates the evolving social contexts of British anthropological theory and practice from the mid-19th century
  • Highlights the importance of popular anthropology in forming and sustaining the professional discipline
  • Explores the past and present cross-fertilization of anthropologists, scientists and prominent literary figures
  • Assesses the pioneering efforts online to advance the role of anthropology in public debates
  • Appeals to a broader readership interested in cultural and intellectual history
Year:
2013
Pages:
243
Language:
English
Format:
PDF
Size:
1 MB
Publisher:
Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN-10:
111847550X
ISBN-13:
78-1118475508
ASIN:
B00B5Z2V2O
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Anthropology in the Public Arena: Historical and Contemporary Contexts