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The Renaissance struck a modern note of secularism with the notion that man’s earthly career was of interest for its own sake and not merely as a preparation for an eternal hereafter. Sociocultural anthropology, which we understand to include linguistic anthropology, is concerned with the problem of difference and similarity within and between human populations. That is, they proposed to carry out ethnographic fieldwork in and write about mainstream activities and institutions. The functionalists think they have fulfilled these conditions.

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