A history of anthropology

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A concise yet comprehensive history of anthropology and a timely reassessment of the discipline. The entire history of social and cultural anthropology in a single volume.

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Thomas Hylland Eriksen is Professor of Social Anthropology at the University of Oslo. He is the author of numerous books on anthropological issues, including Ethnicity and Nationalism and Small Places, Large Issues (both published by Pluto Press).Finn Sivert Nielsen is a senior lecturer in social anthropology at the University of Copenhagen. He has published on fieldwork, Russia and the USSR and general anthropology.

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