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Legal anthropology : an introduction

Author: James M Donovan
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Altamira Press, ©2008.
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Legal Anthropology: An Introduction offers an initial overview into the challenging debates surrounding the cross-cultural analysis of legal systems. Equal parts review and criticism, the text outlines the historical landmarks in the development of the discipline, identifying both strengths and weaknesses of each stage and contribution.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Donovan, James M.
Legal anthropology.
Lanham, MD : Altamira Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007035151
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James M Donovan
ISBN: 9780759113503 0759113505
OCLC Number: 859156013
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 265 pages :) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: General theoretical background --
Forerunners --
Ethnographic foundations --
Highlights of comparitive anthropology --
Issues in applied legal anthropology --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: James M. Donovan.

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