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By Thomas Hylland Eriksen

major anthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen indicates how anthropology is a innovative mind set in regards to the human international. excellent for college kids, but additionally when you have by no means encountered anthropology earlier than, this ebook explores the foremost concerns in a thrilling and cutting edge way.

Lucid and available, what's Anthropology? attracts examples from present affairs in addition to prior anthropological reviews. He seems to be on the historical past of anthropology, its certain study equipment and a few of its critical techniques, resembling society, tradition and translation.

This moment variation features a new advent, in addition to updates all through. New content material comprises discussions approximately Brexit, the increase of the populist correct in Europe, the anthropology of weather swap and social media. what's Anthropology? exhibits in persuasive methods why anthropology is a basic highbrow self-discipline, probably extra so within the twenty first century than ever before.

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