On Primitive Society: And other Forbidden Topics

On Primitive Society: And other Forbidden Topics

C. R. Hallpike


Political correctness in social anthropology has made the phrases 'primitive society' 'social evolution' or even 'human nature' unacceptable, and got rid of the potential of open educational debate approximately them. Written from the viewpoint of a lifetime's learn, this number of papers takes a difficult examine those taboos, and demanding situations a few primary assumptions of post-modern considering. together with a few new fabric on memetics, evolutionary psychology and Darwinian idea within the social sciences, this assortment offers a long-overdue evaluate of a few key subject matters in sleek anthropology.

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