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Richard L. Warms Texas State University - San Marcos, USA

Richard L. Warms is professor of anthropology at Texas State University. His published works include Anthropological Theory: An Introductory History; Theory in Social and Cultural Anthropology: An Encyclopedia; and Sacred Realms: Essays in Religion, Belief, and Society. He also has written journal articles on commerce, religion, and ethnic identity in West Africa; African exploration and romanticism; and African veterans of French colonial armed forces. Warms’s interest in anthropology was kindled by college courses and by his experiences as a Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa. He has traveled extensively in Africa, Europe, Asia, and South America. He continues to teach Introduction to Cultural Anthropology as well as classes in anthropological theory, the anthropology of religion, economic anthropology, and film at both the undergraduate and graduate level.