Think Globally, Act Locally

  title={Think Globally, Act Locally},
  author={John Edward Terrell},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={559 - 560}
  • John Edward Terrell
  • Published 1999
  • Current Anthropology
  • The bumper sticker that reads ‘‘Think Globally, Act Locally’’ offers sound advice for every scientist as well as every concerned citizen. Lateral thinking and big ideas are essential in science, but theory must work locally to work at all. This book by Stephen Oppenheimer about the impact of Southeast Asian cultures on the rest of the world during the early and middle Holocene shows both how fruitful it is to throw oneself into thinking globally in intellectually challenging ways and also how… CONTINUE READING