Romantic Motives explores an issue that has been underemphasized within the historiography of anthropology. monitoring the Romantic lines within the the writings of Rousseau, Herder, Cushing, Sapir, Benedict, Redfield, Mead, Lévi-Strauss, and others, those essays convey Romanticism as an enduring and recurrent tendency in the anthropological culture.
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