Imagining Anthropology's History

@article{Lewis2004ImaginingAH,
  title={Imagining Anthropology's History},
  author={Herbert S. Lewis},
  journal={Reviews in Anthropology},
  year={2004},
  volume={33},
  pages={243 - 261}
}
  • H. Lewis
  • Published 1 July 2004
  • History
  • Reviews in Anthropology
In 1968, when so much happened that began to reshape the academic world, Kathleen Gough published her article on anthropology as the child and handmaiden of colonialism (1968a, 1968b). It was the beginning of more than one discourse that has flourished over the decades, in conjunction with the wider projects of Marxist anthropology, deconstruction, critical and cultural studies, and ‘‘the posts’’ in general. The two works reviewed in this essay about the history of anthropology are very… 

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