Anthropology on Noble Savages, Napoleon Chagnon

Napoleon Chagnon - Noble Savages

Within weeks of Jared Diamond’s The World Until Yesterday Napoleon Chagnon splashed in with Noble Savages: My Life Among Two Dangerous Tribes — the Yanomamo and the Anthropologists. This page offers a selection of anthropology-oriented reviews and responses. Crucial point is one lesson anthropology has learned: contemporary peoples are not pristine windows onto a primitive … Read more

Best Introduction to Anthropology Syllabus 2012 – Four Fields Anthropology

Update July 2013: Revisited and updated this 2012 Introduction to Anthropology syllabus effort, tracking the links below and now please also see Best Introduction to Anthropology Syllabus – Four Fields 2013. After posting my four fields Introduction to Anthropology syllabus to the American Anthropological Association Teaching Materials Exchange, I’ve updated my Four Fields Textbook Review … Read more


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