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With an intriguing perspective on the connection between sexuality, philosophy and spirituality, this segment gives an intimate glimpse inside China, Japan, India and the Arab world -- the homes to mystery, exploration and the religious classification of sex. In keeping with the times, much of anthropology became politicized through the Algerian War of Independence and opposition to the Vietnam War; [13] Marxism became an increasingly popular theoretical approach in the discipline. [14] By the 1970s the authors of volumes such as Reinventing Anthropology worried about anthropology's relevance.

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Publisher: Ashgate Pub Ltd (September 30, 2004)

ISBN: 0754641287

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