• Re-examines the history of anthropology through the lens of the new globalized world
  • Provides a comprehensive history of the discipline, from its prehistory in the ‘age of exploration’ through to anthropology’s current condition and its relationship with other disciplines
  • Places ideas and practices within the context of their time and place of origin
  • Looks at anthropology’s role in colonization, early traditions in the field, and topical issues from various periods in the field’s history, and examines its relationship to other disciplines