Units of Study

ANTH2666 - History of Anthropological Thought

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jadran Mimica


This unit surveys the key thinkers, theories and ethnographic researches that have shaped the historical development of anthropological thought. The central focus is on the interrelationships and differences between the Continental, British and American thinkers and lineages set against the backdrop of general ideas that defined the Western world-views of the last two centuries. This historical trajectory is systematically referred to its much longer tradition of critical thought and coordinated with the topics and debates in contemporary anthropological discourses.


2000wd essay (35%) and 2500wd essay (65%)


1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 Junior credit points from Anthropology




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