Anthropology of the Mediterranean: Between Crisis and Renewal

@article{Albera2006AnthropologyOT,
  title={Anthropology of the Mediterranean: Between Crisis and Renewal},
  author={D. Albera},
  journal={History and Anthropology},
  year={2006},
  volume={17},
  pages={109 - 133}
}
  • D. Albera
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology
  • History and Anthropology
During the 1960s and 1970s, the development of Anglophone anthropology in the Mediterranean produced several efforts to establish a circum‐Mediterranean perspective. By the 1980s, several criticisms were directed against this young regional specialization. This paper examines the main arguments that substantiated the rejection of this comparative endeavour. It argues that the debate about Mediterranean anthropology has been marked by a narrowing of the field. Discussion was eminently “European… Expand
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