New PDF release: Anthropology in the Public Arena: Historical and

By Jeremy MacClancy

This articulate and authoritative survey of either the preferred and educational tendencies in anthropology demonstrates the huge relevance of anthropological wisdom and argues for a extra inclusive perception of the self-discipline that engages the general public imagination.

  • Demonstrates the evolving social contexts of British anthropological thought and perform from the mid-19th century
  • Highlights the significance of renowned anthropology in forming and maintaining the pro discipline
  • Explores the earlier and current cross-fertilization of anthropologists, scientists and popular literary figures
  • Assesses the pioneering efforts on-line to develop the function of anthropology in public debates
  • Appeals to a broader readership drawn to cultural and highbrow history

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