[Marxism] question re Mary Leakey

Einde O'Callaghan eindeoc at freenet.de
Wed Feb 6 11:33:52 MST 2013


On 06.02.2013 19:25, Brandon Frey wrote:
>
> "As far as I know, the label "reactionary" applied to them as
> anthropologists is a bit puzzling because most of their work is as
> archaeologists rather than anthropologists. Studying bones hardly strikes
> me as the sort of thing that might led to reactionary conclusions."
>
> Louis, I've heard that archaeology is considered a branch of anthropology.
> Wikipedia says this is the case in the US, but not Europe...

Leakey has written a number of very good books on human evolution - 
books I would describe as anything but reactionary, even if L. isn't a 
Marxist.

Einde O'Callaghan





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