- Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
- Seitenzahl: 418
- Erscheinungstermin: 7. November 2007
- Abmessung: 244mm x 170mm x 22mm
- Gewicht: 718g
- ISBN-13: 9780631226000
- ISBN-10: 0631226001
- Artikelnr.: 22628045
II: Early Obsessions.
III: Neglected Pasts.
V: New Directions and Perspectives
?What makes this collection excellent is not just the inventiverange of topics but, above all, the sophistication andopen-mindedness of the contributors.?
Times Higher Education Supplement
?This collection of original essays is new not just because itis newly published, but also because it is innovative. Withoutexception, these essays, contributed by historians andanthropologists, are theoretically sophisticated and historicallyinformed. They constitute an historical sociology and politics ofanthropological ideas and practices that illuminate currentdebates. Editor Kuklick has achieved a consistency and power notoften found in varied collections. Essential.? Choice
"Kuklick and her contributors, continuing along the revelatorypathway cut by her The Savage Within, open new andilluminating perspectives on familiar terrains while providingdetailed and provocative vistas onto hitherto disregarded areas ofanthropology."
Glenn Bowman, University of Kent and Editor, Journal of theRoyal Anthropological Institute
"This is a wonderfully engaging brave collection of essays thatinterrogates much of the received wisdom about the history ofanthropology. It moves the history of anthropology away from anarrowly British-American focus and engages with the breadth of thediscipline in exciting and challenging ways."
Howard Morphy, Australian National University
"A New History of Anthropology provides encyclopediccoverage that is at once fresh and authoritative. Essays onnational traditions of anthropology intersect with those organizedtopically, resulting in some surprising synergies." RichardHandler, University of Virginia and Editor, History ofAnthropology
"Kuklick's collection of original essays on the history ofanthropology is both comprehensive and accessible. It isrefreshingly new, not least her own chapter on Britishanthropology, which brings her landmark book, The SavageWithin, vigorously up-to-date."
Keith Hart, University of London
"In a growing field, Henrika Kuklick and her contributorsprovide readers with good food for thought and reflection. With itsmany dimensions, much of this book will remain indispensable forfuture teaching and research."
Andre Gingrich, Austrian Academy of Sciences