Since the politicization of anthropology in the 1970s, most anthropologists have been reluctant to approach the topic of universals-that is, phenomena that occur regularly in all known human societies. In this volume, Christoph Antweiler reasserts the importance of these cross-cultural commonalities for anthropological research and for life and co-existence beyond the academy. The question presented here is how anthropology can help us approach humanity in its entirety, understanding the world less as a globe, with an emphasis on differences, but as a planet, from a vantage point open to commonalities.
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|Size: ||2.5 MB|
|Publisher: ||Berghahn Books|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007524242 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|