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Fetishizing Fieldwork

Adieu, Culture: Fetishizing Fieldwork on the Road to Essentialism

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Fieldwork and the ethnographic monograph invited closure around cultural wholes. Anthropology can defend the concept of culture while jettisoning the word. Tagged With: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Daniel Everett - Language The Cultural Tool

Epigenetics on The Edge of Human Nature, Goodbye to all that

Could epigenetics finally re-write the script about human nature? Maybe, but first we have to go over The Edge's promotional tribute to Napoleon Chagnon. Tagged With: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Ruth Benedict - Patterns of Culture

Ruth Benedict, Patterns of Culture: From Culture to cultures

Ruth Benedict's Patterns of Culture trumps Jared Diamond for conceptual clarity, writing style, ethnographic example, and impact. Pretty good for 1934. Tagged With: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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