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Narrative vs. Ethnohistorical Approaches ANTH 418
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Fundamental Questions Does ethnohistory employ ethnographic description to interpret historical documentation, OR historical documents to flesh out the ethnographic present? The answers to these questions help to determine how ethnohistorians spend their time.
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The Developmental Perspective First anthropologists, then historians. Historians demanded greater attention to chronology and documentary evidence. Anthropologists questioned the validity of borrowing concepts/methodologies.
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Some Common Ground Eric Wolf and the unified science of culture Basic epistemological question remains How to understand and interpret the past Very germane to our course this semester “People Without History”
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Edward Spicer’s Cultural Histories of the Yaqui - A pioneer in SW anthropology - Study of the Yoeme, or Yaqui Pascua (1940) and Potam (1954) - Cycles of Conquest (1962) Fundamental problem of ethnohistory
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2009 for the course ANTH 418 taught by Professor Adams/brescia during the Spring '09 term at Arizona.

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