By Elman R Service,E. A. Hammel
Comprised of nineteen chapters, this quantity starts by way of numerous eminent students dealing extra heavily with the topic of ethnology, together with Henry Maine and John F. McLennan in nice Britain; Johann J. Bachofen in Switzerland; and Fustel de Coulanges in France. particularly, the bankruptcy examines the war of words between Maine, Bachofen, McLennan, and Fustel de Coulanges as to the character of the earliest society and its kind of marriage; the character of the evolutionary alterations of society (especially from primitive society to civilization); and the particular which means and serve as of kinship terminology. the following chapters describe the confident, priceless discoveries in addition to the errors and weaknesses of Lewis H. Morgan's paintings, with specific connection with his classificatory kinship nomenclature. next sections specialise in controversies surrounding kinship terminology; social constitution; the origins of presidency; the commercial lifetime of primitive peoples; and society and culture.
This booklet could be of curiosity to students of anthropology, archaeology, and ethnology.
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A Century of Controversy: Ethnological Issues from 1860 to 1960 (Studies in Anthropology) by Elman R Service,E. A. Hammel