Building Bridges in Anthropology: Understanding, Acting, Teaching, and Theorizing
by Robert Shanafelt (ed.)
Publisher: Newfound Press 2012
Number of pages: 252
The idea here was that in anthropology there are bridges and links worthy of discussion in a variety of ways. Important interconnections are to be found not only within the discipline, among the various types of anthropologies, but also between the anthropological professional and those others anthropologists teach, rely on for information, or otherwise focus on in their research.
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