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The SAGE Handbook of Social Anthropology is a contemporary landmark volume that defines the field and outlines new directions in research. Divided into four sections, each edited by leading figures in social anthropology, this exhaustive Handbook covers interfaces, places, methodologies and futures. Within each section authors at the leading edge of the discipline contribute in-depth chapters on the central principles and latest developments in their area of expertise.
Chapter 4.1.1: Anthropology and Neo-Darwinism
Anthropology and Neo-Darwinism
During the nineteenth century, evolution played a prominent role in the social sciences, including anthropology, not least because of a generic interest in the evolution of society. However, with the dawn of the twentieth century, there was a progressive parting of the ways, with the social sciences increasingly ...