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Visions of culture : an introduction to anthropological theories and theorists

Author: Jerry D Moore
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth editionView all editions and formats
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This classic textbook offers anthropology students a succinct, clear, and balanced introduction to theoretical developments in the field.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Moore, Jerry D., author.
Visions of culture
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2019]
(DLC) 2018051752
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry D Moore
ISBN: 9781442266643 1442266643 9781442266650 1442266651
OCLC Number: 1060181275
Description: xi, 381 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Visions of Culture: An Introduction to Anthropological Theories and Theorists, Fifth EditionJerry D. MooreIntroduction: What's the Point? Part I: Founders 1. Edward Tylor: The Evolution of Culture 2. Lewis Henry Morgan: The Evolution of Society 3. Franz Boas: Culture in Context 4. Emile Durkheim: The Organic Society Part II: The Nature of Culture 5. Alfred Kroeber: Configurations of Culture 6. Ruth Benedict: Patterns of Culture 7. Edward Sapir: Culture, Language, and the Individual 8. Margaret Mead: The Individual and Culture Part III: The Nature of Society9. Marcel Mauss: Elemental Categories, Total Facts 10. Bronislaw Malinowski: The Functions of Culture 11. A. R. Radcliffe-Brown: The Structures of Society 12. Edward Evans-Pritchard: Social Anthropology, Social History Part IV: Evolutionary, Adaptationist, and Materialist Theories13. Leslie White: Evolution Emergent 14. Julian Steward: Cultural Ecology and Multilinear Evolution 15. Marvin Harris: Cultural Materialism 16. Eleanor Burke Leacock: Feminism, Marxism, and History Part V: Structures, Symbols, and Meaning 17. Claude Levi-Strauss: Structuralism 18. Victor Turner: Symbols, Pilgrims, and Drama 19. Clifford Geertz: An Interpretive Anthropology 20. Mary Douglas: Symbols and Structures, Pollution and Purity PART VI: Structures, Practice, Agency, Power 21. Sherry Ortner: Symbols, Gender, Practice 22. Pierre Bourdieu: An Anthropology of Practice 23. Eric Wolf: Culture, History, Power 24. Marshall Sahlins: Culture Matters *Part VII: Neo-Darwinian Evolutionary Theories *25: Eric Alden Smith: Human Behavioral Ecology*26: John Tooby and Leda Cosmides: The Evolved Mind*27: Robert Boyd and Peter Richerson: Culture and Evolution-Dual-Inheritance Theory*Part VIII-The Ontological Turn *28: Tim Ingold: An Intersubjective World*29: Philippe Descola: Nature and Culture*30: Bruno Latour: The Creation of KnowledgePostscript: Current Controversies Index *Denotes new parts and theorists
Responsibility: Jerry D. Moore, California State University, Dominguez Hills.

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