Anthropological Circle by Marc Auge
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Anthropological Circle
By Marc Auge

The Anthropological Circle

Symbol, Function, History

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Anthropological Circle by Marc Auge

Book Description

Anthropology is both outside of history and within it. Histories of anthropology tend to summarise particular authors' intellectual differences; but, as Marc Auge argues in this book, first published in English in 1982, these differences may in fact be intrinsically derived from intellectual divisions within anthropology as obvious as they are irreconcilable. Auge identifies, in contemporary debates in French anthropology, the paths that perhaps allow us to transcend these oppositions. On doing so, he explores and clarifies the relationship that anthropology enjoys with history, on the intellectual plane, and with politics, on the historical plane. His argument is stimulating and challenging, and will interest all social anthropologists and sociologists concerned with the theoretical foundations of their disciplines, as well as demonstrating to historians and political scientists what anthropology has to offer them.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521285483
ISBN-10: 0521285488
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 8mm)
Pages: 140
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 7-Jan-1982
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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