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Marcus eds 1986 Writing Culture: the Poetics and Politics of Ethnography. Seminar complements students’ research in the Academic Internship Program in ethnography and archaeology at the Museum of Man. Professional anthropological bodies often object to the use of anthropology for the benefit of the state. Historical particularism was developed in contrast to Boas’ rejection of Lewis Henry Morgan’s idea of an evolutionary path and the use of the comparative method. [ 11 ] The evolutionary path used generalities and universal themes to explain cultural similarities, but Boas “contended that cultural traits first must be explained in terms of specific cultural contexts rather than by broad reference to general evolutionary trends” [ 12 ].

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Publisher: Sage Pubns (June 1980)

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