By Ulf Hannerz
Raising primary questions akin to 'What is anthropology particularly about?', 'How does the general public comprehend, or misunderstand, anthropology?' and 'What and the place do anthropologists learn now, and for whom do they write?' Hannerz invitations anthropologists to re-evaluate approximately the place their self-discipline is going.
Full of insights and useful recommendation from Hannerz's lengthy event on the best of the self-discipline, this e-book is vital for all anthropologists who wish their craft to outlive and boost in a unstable international, and give a contribution to new understandings of its ever-changing variety and interconnections.
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