Unearthly Landscapes: NZ’s Early Cemeteries, Churchyards and

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Here, I hope the comparison is sharp–Chin provides an account of history, inequality, and power, of the kind anthropology should be delivering all the time (see editor Anne Brackenbury’s recent post on Going Public. To Harris social change is dependent of three factors: a society's infrastructure, structure, and super structure. But today's anthropologists continue to struggle with their discipline's colonial legacies and the ethical difficulties entailed, which will likely never completely go away.

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Publisher: Otago University Press (January 1, 2016)

ISBN: 1927322189

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