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December 27, 2021

Primitive Mentality, Modern Civilization, and the Fate of Anthropology: A Conversation with Professor Christopher Hallpike

Geoffrey Clarfield

Anthropologist Geoffrey Clarfield talks to Christopher Hallpike, an anthropologist who challenged the suffocating scholarly consensus that “people are the same everywhere” and “that......

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April 16, 2021

Repatriation and the Threat to Objective Knowledge

James W. Springer and Elizabeth Weiss

We reject the view that the members of any ethnic, racial, or tribal group have the sole right to tell “our story,” because that story is not solely theirs.

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August 29, 2013

Darkness in Anthropology: A Conversation with Napoleon Chagnon

Carol Iannone

Carol Iannone interviews the controversial anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon for Academic Questions.

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