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Marshall Sahlins (b. 1930) is an American anthropologist who performed an important function within the improvement of anthropological idea within the moment half the 20 th century. Over a sixty-year profession, he and his colleagues synthesized developments in evolutionary, Marxist, and ecological anthropology, relocating them into mainstream notion. Sahlins is taken into account a critic of reductive theories of human nature, an exponent of tradition as a key inspiration in anthropology, and a politically engaged highbrow against militarism and imperialism.

This assortment brings jointly a number of the world’s so much exotic anthropologists to discover and strengthen Sahlins’s legacy. the entire essays are in line with unique study, so much facing cultural swap - an important topic of Sahlins’s learn, particularly within the contexts of Fijian and Hawaiian societies. Like Sahlins’s perform of anthropology, those essays show a rigorous, humanistic learn of cultural types, refusing to simply accept convenience over accuracy, now not shirking from the ethical implications in their analyses. members comprise the past due Greg Dening, essentially the most eminent historians of the Pacific, Martha Kaplan, Patrick Kirch, Webb Keane, Jonathan Friedman, and Joel Robbins, with a preface via the past due Claude Levi-Strauss.

A targeted quantity that would supplement the various books and articles via Sahlins himself, a tradition of Anthropology is an exhilarating new addition to the historical past of anthropological study.

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