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The second, idealist position, argues that the world exists only in being an object of human thought; it exists only by virtue of man's conceptualization of it. The reason I post about cultural anthropology now and then isn’t that I want to argue or discuss with cultural anthropologists. However, by juxtaposing Bohannan with one of Wade's later speculative chapters, "The Rise of the West," I'll be interested to explore how some of the earlier anthropological tropes precisely reinforced the ideas of African "tribal" organization.

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