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Culture

The Anthropologists' Account

Culture( )
Author: Kuper, Adam
ISBN:978-0-674-17957-8
Publication Date:May 1999
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.00
Book Description:

Suddenly culture seems to explain everything, from civil wars to financial crises and divorce rates. But when we speak of culture, what, precisely, do we mean? Adam Kuper pursues the concept of culture from the early twentieth century debates to its adoption by American social science under the tutelage of Talcott Parsons. What follows is the story of how the idea fared within American anthropology, the discipline that took on culture as its special subject. Here we see the influence...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Anthropology / Cultural & Social
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 0.94 Inches
Book Weight:1.24 Pounds



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