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The Measures of Man

Methodologies in Biological Anthropology

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HARDCOVER

$65.00 • £52.95 • €58.50

ISBN 9780873658003

Publication Date: 12/01/2004

Short

696 pages

49 halftones, 120 tables, 3 maps, 30 line illustrations

Peabody Museum Press

World, subsidiary rights restricted

This Festschrift in honor of William White Howells demonstrates the vitality and methodological diversity that existed in the field of biological anthropology in the 1970s.

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Jacket: An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns, by Bruno Latour, translated by Catherine Porter, from Harvard University Press

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In awarding Bruno Latour the 2021 Kyoto Prize for Arts and Philosophy, the Inamori Foundation said he has “revolutionized the conventional view of science” and “his philosophy re-examines ‘modernity’ based on the dualism of nature and society.” Below is an excerpt from An Inquiry into Modes of Existence: An Anthropology of the Moderns. For more than twenty years, scientific and technological controversies have proliferated in number and scope, eventually reaching the climate itself. Since geologists are beginning to use the term “Anthropocene” to designate the era of Earth’s history that follows the Holocene