The Making of British Anthropology, 1813-1871 (Sci & Culture by Efram Sera-Shriar

By Efram Sera-Shriar

Victorian anthropology has been derided as an "armchair practice," certain from the clinical self-discipline of the 20th century. however the observational practices that characterised the examine of human variety constructed from the proven sciences of traditional background, geography and drugs. Sera-Shriar argues that anthropology at the moment went via a strategy of innovation which outfitted on scientifically grounded observational examine. faraway from being an evolutionary lifeless finish, nineteenth-century anthropology laid the rules for the field-based technological know-how of anthropology today.

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