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Clio/Anthropos: Exploring the Boundaries between History and Anthropology

Eric Tagliacozzo and Andrew Willford


The intersection between history and anthropology is more varied now than it has ever been—a look at the shelves of bookstores and libraries proves this. Historians have increasingly looked to the methodologies of anthropologists to explain inequalities of power, problems of voicelessness, and conceptions of social change from an inside perspective. And ethnologists have increasingly relied on longitudinal visions of their subjects, inquiries framed by the lens of history rather than purely structuralist, culturalist, or functionalist visions of behavior. The contributors to this book deal wit ... More

Keywords: anthropology, history, anthropologists, peoples, cultures, ethnologists, social change

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780804760201
Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013 DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804760201.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eric Tagliacozzo, editor

Andrew Willford, editor