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Romantic Motives: Essays on Anthropological Sensibility

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Romantic Motives explores a topic that has been underemphasized in the historiography of anthropology. Tracking the Romantic strains in the the writings of Rousseau, Herder, Cushing, Sapir, Benedict, Redfield, Mead, Lévi-Strauss, and others, these essays show Romanticism as a permanent and recurrent tendency within the anthropological tradition.

About the Author

George W. Stocking, Jr., is the Stein-Freiler Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Anthropology and the Committee on the Conceptual Foundations of Science at the University of Chicago. He is editor of the History of Anthropology series published by the University of Wisconsin Press and the author of After Tylor: British Social Anthropology, 1888-1951; Victorian Anthropology; Race, Culture, and Evolution;  and The Ethnographers Magic. In 1993, he was awarded the Huxley Medal of the Royal Anthropological Institute.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780299123642
Editor:
Stocking, George W., Jr.
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Editor:
Stocking, George W., Jr.
Author:
Stocking, George W., Jr.
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Romanticism
Subject:
Anthropology - General
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Edition Description:
1
Series:
History of Anthropology
Publication Date:
19960231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 b/w photos
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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