Mirror for man: The relation of anthropology to modern life. By Clyde Kluckhohn. Whittlesey House Inc., New York, pp. ($). Robert W. Ehrich. Mirror for man: the relation of anthropology to modern life. Front Cover. Clyde Kluckhohn Mirror for Man: A Survey of Human Behavior and Social Attitudes. LibraryThing Review. User Review – LJT – LibraryThing. Published in , this anthropological work written for the layman explores the meaning of culture, and .
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Preview — Mirror for Man by Clyde Kluckhohn. Paperbackpages. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Mirror for Manplease sign up. Lists with This Book. Oct 27, Tom Schulte rated it liked it. This is a quick and easy read; a high-level overview of the anatomical first and cultural foremost aspects of anthropology.
This includes anthropologists at work in and after WWII mostly in Japananthrpological assessment if individualistic and busy Americans, and amusing anecdotes and trivia.
In the final passages the author praises a good novel as better than a scientific anthropological study for learning a people, which echoes what Kelset Grammer said in his autobiography “So Far The abracadabra of introduction to human anthropology construction.
Sep 01, David rated it it was ok.
Mirror for Man kluckhonn an introductory work on anthropology which caught my attention in its opening chapters. I rolled through the first half of it.
However, I might as well have been walking through molasses for the second half. My reading pace during each respective part reflected my valuation of the corresponding material.
Mirror for Man: The Relation of the Anthropology to Modern Life
The first few chapters which explained the importance and method of studying archaeology and customs are very interesting and informative. After that, I started scratching my h Mirror for Man is an introductory work on anthropology which caught my attention in its opening chapters. After that, I started scratching my head more often.
There is a confused chapter on ethnology which follows and it is awkward to the point of even appearing out of place. The attempts in the second half of the book to apply his anthropological methods to American culture make use of too many sweeping generalizations. To be fair, I’m trying to remember what is good about the work.
Mirror For Man by Kluckhohn, Clyde
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