Continuities in cultural evolution by Margaret Mead

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Published by Transaction Publishers in New Brunswick, N.J .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social change

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StatementMargaret Mead ; with a new introduction by Stephen Toulmin.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHM101 .M37 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiv, 471 p. :
Number of Pages471
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL34166M
ISBN 100765806045
LC Control Number99017824

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By Margaret Mead. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. Price 63s. $ - Anthropology: A Human Science. She taught at Columbia University and the New School for Social Research as well as a number of other universities, and served as president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Anthropological Association.

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Rather, with the evolution of human culture there is less concern about a model and more about referencing chronology, artifacts, mental adaptations, and continuities with nonhuman primates.

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