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Elites

Ethnographic Issues

Edited by George E. Marcus

Elites Ethnographic Issues1983. 316 pp., 6 tables, notes, references, index, 6 x 91983. 316 pp., 6 tables, notes, references, index, 6 x 9

This book is a collection of essays focusing on the role that elites play in shaping modern societies. Critiquing the treatment accorded elites as subjects in recent Western social thought, the essays reflect upon past results and explore directions in the investigation of elite groups by anthropologists.

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Contributors: F. G. Bailey, Ronald Cohen, Carol J. Greenhouse, Edward C. Hansen, George E. Marcus, Timothy C. Parrish, Lloyd D. Rudolph, Susanne Hoeber Rudolph, Jane Schneider, Peter Schneider

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