Worldly Provincialism: German Anthropology in the Age of Empire

  title={Worldly Provincialism: German Anthropology in the Age of Empire},
  author={H. Penny and M. Bunzl},
Worldly Provincialism introduces readers to the intellectual history that drove the emergence of German anthropology. Drawing on the most recent work on the history of the discipline, the contributors rethink the historical and cultural connections between German anthropology, colonialism, and race. By showing that German intellectual traditions differed markedly from those of Western Europe, they challenge the prevalent assumption that Europeans abroad shared a common cultural code and behaved… Expand
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