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By Stephen O. Murray

In American Anthropology and Company, linguist and sociologist Stephen O. Murray explores the connections among anthropology, linguistics, sociology, psychology, and background, in broad-ranging essays at the background of anthropology and allied disciplines. On topics starting from local American linguistics to the pitfalls of yank, Latin American, and East Asian fieldwork, between different themes, American Anthropology and Company offers the perspectives of a historian of anthropology drawn to the theoretical and institutional connections among disciplines that experience regularly been in dialog with anthropology. habitual characters contain Edward Sapir, Alfred Kroeber, Robert Redfield, W. I. and Dorothy Thomas, and William Ogburn.

While histories of anthropology not often pass disciplinary obstacles, Murray strikes in essay after essay towards an exam of the associations, theories, and social networks of students as by no means ahead of, conserving a fit skepticism towards anthropologists’ perspectives in their personal tools and theories.

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