Marvin Harris Cultural Materialism

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Cultural Materialism

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Attributing the origins and development of culture to the ways various societies adapt to their particular environments, Harris pits his theory of cultural materialism against such alternative theories of culture as Wilson's sociobiology and LeviStrauss's structuralism

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Marvin Harris is graduate research professor at the University of Florida.

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The most important anthropological statement of the nature and meaning of cultural anthropology that has thus far appeared. (Ashley Montagu, highly acclaimed social scientist, Columbia University Psychology Today)

Harris achieves a standard of theoretical exposition that is rare in anthropology. (Bruce Trigger Science)

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