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He was President of the Royal Anthropological Institute between 2007 and 2011. Do NOT attempt to use a link to the library website or JSTOR etc, these rarely work (usually because you are logged into a database when you create the link, and I'm not logged on as you when I click it). Although at first glance the "distance" between these two projects and their sites appears too great to offer much in the way of comparative insight, this is not the case.

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Publisher: University of Minnesota Press (February 1998)

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