Whiteness: An Introduction

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The concept of homo economicus provides the main focus of Heath Pearson’s overview of ‘primitive economics’ (2000). Ghost A religious or spiritual being, generally regarded to be the disembodied spiritual part of a deceased human. Some of those who advocated "independent invention", like Lewis Henry Morgan, additionally supposed that similarities meant that different groups had passed through the same stages of cultural evolution. 20th century anthropologists largely reject the notion that all human societies must pass through the same stages in the same order.

Pages: 224

Publisher: Routledge; New edition (September 20, 2007)

ISBN: 0415403642

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