CARNEIRO, Robert Leonard( American anthropologist)
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Biography CARNEIRO, Robert Leonard
(p. 1927) - Amer. anthropologist, curator of the South Amer. Ethnology Amer. Museum of Natural History. Field studies conducted in Brazil (Amazon basin) and Peru. The scope of his interests included both research CONCRETE. on-in, and Dep. themes and problems of the theory of culture. Basic Fixes. direction of his research: common problems of cultural anthropology, cultural history, the origins of culture and its evolution in t. h. cultural processes at different levels. A special place in the K. cover issues of cultural ecology (ecology. anthropology) and related demogr. study. Broad scientific interest. and communication with field studies, as well as work in the museum was forced to painstakingly study Dep. aspects of existence CONCRETE. cultures, religions. systems and their significance, a place of magic and witchcraft in the life of the islands.