On Primitive Society: And other Forbidden Topics

On Primitive Society: And other Forbidden Topics

C. R. Hallpike


Political correctness in social anthropology has made the phrases 'primitive society' 'social evolution' or even 'human nature' unacceptable, and got rid of the opportunity of open educational debate approximately them. Written from the point of view of a lifetime's learn, this selection of papers takes a troublesome examine those taboos, and demanding situations a few basic assumptions of post-modern pondering. together with a few new fabric on memetics, evolutionary psychology and Darwinian thought within the social sciences, this assortment presents a long-overdue review of a few key issues in sleek anthropology.

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