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The Invention of Primitive Society: Transformations of an Illusion

Adam Kuper - Social Science - 1988 - 264 pages
Both a critical history of anthropological theory and methods and a challenging essay in the sociology of science, The Invention of Primitive Society shows how anthropologists ...
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The Social Anthropology of Radcliffe-Brown

Adam Kuper - Social Science - 2004 - 296 pages
This is the first collection of Radcliffe-Brown's work chosen to represent his books as well as his essays. It includes some classic pieces, and also one or two lesser-known ...
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Culture: The Anthropologists' Account

Adam Kuper - Social Science - 2009 - 320 pages
Suddenly culture seems to explain everything, from civil wars to financial crises and divorce rates. But when we speak of culture, what, precisely, do we mean? Adam Kuper ...
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Conceptualizing Society

Adam Kuper - Social Science - 1992 - 152 pages
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The Chosen Primate: Human Nature and Cultural Diversity

Adam Kuper - Social Science - 1996 - 269 pages
Is there a Darwinian explanation for the evolution of human nature? The great debates about human origins, cultural history, and human nature confront us with two opposing ...
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Adam Kuper - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 2009 - 296 pages
Like many gentlemen of his time, Charles Darwin married his first cousin. In fact, marriages between close relatives were commonplace in nineteenth-century England, and Adam ...
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Anthropology and Anthropologists: The Modern British School

Adam Kuper - Social Science - 2014 - 248 pages
On its first publication in 1973 Adam Kuper's entertaining history of half a century of British social anthropology provoked strong reactions. But his often irreverent account ...
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