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Nevertheless, many contemporary socio-cultural anthropologists have rejected earlier models of ethnography that treated local cultures as bounded and isolated. The feast [videorecording] /a film by Timothy Asch and Napoleon Chagnon. It has been reported that there has been an "institutional and academic apartheid " between the two sorts of anthropology, the one focusing on the "Other" and the one focusing on the "Self" contemporary society; an apartheid ranging from a "no contact" status to even open conflict.

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Publisher: Berghahn Books (December 30, 2007)

ISBN: 184545328X

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