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International Journal of New Developments in Engineering and Society, 2020, 4(2); doi: 10.25236/IJNDES.040225.

The Early Spread of Anthropology in China


Wang Wenpu

Corresponding Author:
Wang Wenpu

Chengdu Technological University Chengdu, Sichuan 611730, China


Anthropology, a discipline studying human beings in any place at any time, has been introduced into China from the West for over 100 years. Its introduction and development have played an important role in the construction of Chinese social sciences. This paper tries to explore the reasons and channels of the early spread and localization of anthropology in China, hoping to shed some lights on understanding the current status of this discipline in China and provide some suggestions for its future development in this country.


Early spread, Anthropology, China, Localization

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Wang Wenpu. The Early Spread of Anthropology in China. International Journal of New Developments in Engineering and Society (2020) Vol.4, Issue 2: 133-137. https://doi.org/10.25236/IJNDES.040225.


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