Re: Is Levi-Strauss essential? was It still works? Avoid it anyway.

Bruce Scott TOK (
16 Jan 1997 21:32:46 GMT

Mike Chary ( wrote:

: Semantics, I think. Which is not to dismiss your point, but rather to say
: it isn't addressing mine really. I didn't say "dominant." I said
: "pervasive." Sort of like the ecological approaches of Rappaport or
: Steward. If you can't get out of graduate school with an anthro degree
: without knowing them, they are pretty well sunk in. Heck, you can't get
: an undergrad degree without knowing Rappaport these days.

I'm an interested layman, having read lots of stuff from Harris and the
reviews in the text by Wenke, Patterns in Prehistory. Can you suggest
an appropriate text for these ecological approaches?

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