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Anthropological Methodology in the European Context

  • William A. Douglass
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Abstract

Bernard S. Cohn, in a seriocomic look at the relationship between what he termed ‘anthropologyland’ and ‘historyland’, raises many profound questions that are particularly germane to the anthropological enterprise conducted within the European peasant village context. Cohn (as have others) notes that anthropology emerged as a function of European colonial expansion, particularly during the early twentieth century and the subsequent spread of American political hegemony in the aftermath of the Second World War (Cohn 1980: 202–5).

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European Context Europe Observe Modern World System Profound Question Annales Historian 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1992

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