7. History

For The History of Anthro Thought after finishing “On Hidden Logics of Culture” we turn to the first three readings in “On History, Power, and Inequality”:

  • W.E.B. Du Bois, “The White Worker” (1935)
  • Fernando Ortiz, “On the Social Phenomenon of ‘Transculturation’ and Its Importance in Cuba” (1940)
  • Eric Wolf, “The World in 1400” (1982)

Next: 8. Inequality


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