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By Eric Gable

ISBN-10: 0253222753

ISBN-13: 9780253222756

ISBN-10: 0253355761

ISBN-13: 9780253355768

Anthropology and Egalitarianism is an crafty and available advent to key subject matters in cultural anthropology. Writing in a deeply own kind and utilizing fabric from his fieldwork in 3 dramatically various locales -- Indonesia, West Africa, and Monticello, the historical domestic of Thomas Jefferson -- Eric Gable exhibits why the ethnographic come upon is the center of the discipline's procedure and the root of its specific contribution to realizing the human situation. Gable weaves jointly vignettes from the sphere and dialogue of significant works as he explores the improvement of the assumption of tradition during the event of cultural distinction, anthropology's fraught dating to racism and colonialism, and different enduring themes.

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