Anthropology and Egalitarianism: Ethnographic Encounters by Eric Gable

By Eric Gable

Anthropology and Egalitarianism is an crafty and obtainable advent to key subject matters in cultural anthropology. Writing in a deeply own type and utilizing fabric from his fieldwork in 3 dramatically various locales -- Indonesia, West Africa, and Monticello, the old domestic of Thomas Jefferson -- Eric Gable exhibits why the ethnographic stumble upon is the center of the discipline's process and the foundation of its targeted contribution to knowing the human . Gable weaves jointly vignettes from the sector and dialogue of significant works as he explores the advance of the assumption of tradition throughout the adventure of cultural distinction, anthropology's fraught dating to racism and colonialism, and different enduring themes.

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