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By R. Layton

The 1st textual content to handle the contentious concerns raised through the pursuit of anthropology and archaeology on this planet this present day. Calls into query the conventional, occasionally tough courting among western students and the modern cultures and peoples they learn and will simply disturb.

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The relationship of Functionalism to colonial policy is raised in Gilliam’s chapter (5), where anthropology is held particularly responsible for the view of Third World cultures as discrete and inherently static. The critique of Olderogge, whom Gilliam cites, resembles that of Eric Wolf in his survey of interaction between Europe and the people without history (Wolf 1982), which emphasizes the dynamism of human cultures and their continual interaction. Beauregard and Rubertone (Chs. 1 & 2) similarly contend that the ‘culture area’ principle does little justice to the dynamics of interaction between native Americans and early colonial settlers, endowing the principle with misleading political implications.

Westfall points out that Newton’s theory of colour reversed the basic assumption of 2 000 years of optical research in positing that white was not the pure and simple colour it seemed, but a heterogeneous mixture of individual, pure and simple colours (Westfall 1980, p. 170). Newton at first thought in terms of a two-colour system comprising blue and red (Westfall 1980, p. 161); by 1666 he had identified five—red, yellow, green, blue, purple; from 1669 he frequently spoke of seven colours (Westfall 1980, pp.

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