Anthropology in the Public Arena

Anthropology in the Public Arena

Historical and Contemporary Contexts

eBook - 2013
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This articulate and authoritative survey of both the popular and academic trends in anthropology demonstrates the broad relevance of anthropological knowledge and argues for a more inclusive conception of the discipline that engages the public imagination.

Demonstrates the evolving social contexts of British anthropological theory and practice from the mid-19th century Highlights the importance of popular anthropology in forming and sustaining the professional discipline Explores the past and present cross-fertilization of anthropologists, scientists and prominent literary figures Assesses the pioneering efforts online to advance the role of anthropology in public debates Appeals to a broader readership interested in cultural and intellectual history
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons Inc., [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781118490280
9781118475508
9781118475478
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 235 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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