Anthropology and Egalitarianism: Ethnographic Encounters by Eric Gable

By Eric Gable

Anthropology and Egalitarianism is an crafty and available advent to key subject matters in cultural anthropology. Writing in a deeply own sort and utilizing fabric from his fieldwork in 3 dramatically various locales -- Indonesia, West Africa, and Monticello, the ancient domestic of Thomas Jefferson -- Eric Gable indicates why the ethnographic come across is the center of the discipline's strategy and the foundation of its exact contribution to realizing the human . Gable weaves jointly vignettes from the sector and dialogue of significant works as he explores the improvement of the belief of tradition during the event of cultural distinction, anthropology's fraught dating to racism and colonialism, and different enduring themes.

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