The History of Anthropological Theory
College of Liberal Arts
The course is a critical and historical study of theories of culture. It explores historical and contemporary schools of thought and major trends in ethnological theory, along with consideration of seminal theorists. It examines theoretical approaches in relation to biography, historical era, and sociocultural milieu of theorists, as well as to the function and purposes of anthropology in Western thought.
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