Malinowski, Rivers, Benedict and Others: Essays on Culture and Personality (History of Anthropology)

History of Anthropology is a sequence of annual volumes, inaugurated in 1983, every one of which treats a subject matter of significant significance in either the heritage and present perform of anthropological inquiry. Drawing its name from a poem of W. H. Auden's, the current quantity, Malinowski, Rivers, Benedict, and Others (the fourth within the sequence) makes a speciality of the emergence of anthropological curiosity in "culture and character" throughout the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties. It additionally explores the historic, cultural, literary, and organic history of significant figures linked to the stream, together with Bronislaw Manlinowski, Edward Sapir, Abram Kardiner, Ruth Benedict, Margaret Mead, and Gregory Bateson. Born within the aftermath of worldwide battle I, flowering within the years sooner than and after global battle II, critically attacked within the Nineteen Fifties and Sixties, "culture and character" was once thus reborn as "psychological anthropology." no matter if this foreshadows the emergence of an enormous anthropological subdiscipline (equivalent to cultural, social, organic, or linguistic anthropology) from the present welter of "adjectival" anthropologies stay to be noticeable. meanwhile, the essays accrued within the quantity may perhaps inspire a rethinking of the historic roots of many problems with present main issue. integrated during this quantity are the contributions of Jeremy MacClancy, William C. Manson, William Jackson, Richard Handler, Regna Darnell, Virginia Yans-McLaughlin, James A. Boon, and the editor.

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