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A Franz Boas reader : the shaping of American anthropology, 1883-1911, edited by George W. Stocking, Jr

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A Franz Boas reader : the shaping of American anthropology, 1883-1911
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A Franz Boas reader
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the shaping of American anthropology, 1883-1911
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edited by George W. Stocking, Jr
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eng
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1858-1942
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Boas, Franz
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306
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index present
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GN6
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.B57 1982
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non fiction
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bibliography
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1928-2013
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Stocking, George W.
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  • Boas, Franz
  • Anthropology
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A Franz Boas reader : the shaping of American anthropology, 1883-1911, edited by George W. Stocking, Jr
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Originally published: The shaping of American anthropology, 1883-1911. New York : Basic Books, 1974
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-348) and index
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text
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Contents
Introduction: The basic assumptions of Boasian anthropology -- Pt. I. The background of Boas' anthropology : The history of anthropology ; Rudolf Virchow's anthropological work ; "The background of my early thinking" ; Psychic life from a mechanistic viewpoint ; A year among the Eskimo -- Pt. II. Basic anthropological viewpoints : From geographical surroundings to historical facts ; The principles of ethnological classification ; The aims of ethnology ; On alternating sounds ; Remarks on the theory of anthropometry -- Pt. III. The pattern of Boas' fieldwork : From the Eskimo to Vancouver Island ; Fieldwork for the British Association, 1888-1897 ; The Jesup North Pacific Expedition ; Kathlamet texts ; The documentary function of the text ; The truthful picture for future times ; "That book contains my speech" -- Pt. IV. Folklore and the critique of evolutionism : Tylor's "adhesions" and the distribution of myth-elements ; The mythologies of the Indians ; The mythology of the Bella Coola Indians -- Pt. V. The analytic study of language : Classification of the languages of the North Pacific coast ; A handbook of North American languages ; Sketch of the Kwakiutl language ; A purely analytical study of language ; The relation of Tlingit and Athapascan ; The speech mannerisms of social groups ; Some philological aspects of anthropological research -- Pt. VI. The critique of formalism in physical anthropology : The anthropology of the North American Indian ; Changes in immigrant body form ; Instability of human types -- Pt. VII. Racial capacity and cultural determinism : Human faculty as determined by race ; Psychological problems in anthropology -- Pt. VIII. Anthropological overviews : The religion of American Indians ; Anthropology -- Pt. IX. The propagation of anthropology : The Boas plan for American anthropology ; Anthropological instruction in Columbia University ; Boas' graduate seminar ; A plea for a great Oriental school ; The educational functions of Anthropological museums ; Plans for research in Central and South America ; A residue of bitterness -- Pt. X. Anthropology and society : The outlook for the American Negro ; Changing the racial attitudes of white Americans ; Race problems in America ; American nationalism and World War I ; A protest vote for the Socialist Party ; Scientists as spies ; Freedom to teach
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ocm08034909
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24 cm
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University of Chicago Press ed.
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xi, 354 pages
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9780226774909
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81021851
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unmediated
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portrait
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(OCoLC)08034909
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A Franz Boas reader : the shaping of American anthropology, 1883-1911, edited by George W. Stocking, Jr
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Publication
Note
Originally published: The shaping of American anthropology, 1883-1911. New York : Basic Books, 1974
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-348) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The basic assumptions of Boasian anthropology -- Pt. I. The background of Boas' anthropology : The history of anthropology ; Rudolf Virchow's anthropological work ; "The background of my early thinking" ; Psychic life from a mechanistic viewpoint ; A year among the Eskimo -- Pt. II. Basic anthropological viewpoints : From geographical surroundings to historical facts ; The principles of ethnological classification ; The aims of ethnology ; On alternating sounds ; Remarks on the theory of anthropometry -- Pt. III. The pattern of Boas' fieldwork : From the Eskimo to Vancouver Island ; Fieldwork for the British Association, 1888-1897 ; The Jesup North Pacific Expedition ; Kathlamet texts ; The documentary function of the text ; The truthful picture for future times ; "That book contains my speech" -- Pt. IV. Folklore and the critique of evolutionism : Tylor's "adhesions" and the distribution of myth-elements ; The mythologies of the Indians ; The mythology of the Bella Coola Indians -- Pt. V. The analytic study of language : Classification of the languages of the North Pacific coast ; A handbook of North American languages ; Sketch of the Kwakiutl language ; A purely analytical study of language ; The relation of Tlingit and Athapascan ; The speech mannerisms of social groups ; Some philological aspects of anthropological research -- Pt. VI. The critique of formalism in physical anthropology : The anthropology of the North American Indian ; Changes in immigrant body form ; Instability of human types -- Pt. VII. Racial capacity and cultural determinism : Human faculty as determined by race ; Psychological problems in anthropology -- Pt. VIII. Anthropological overviews : The religion of American Indians ; Anthropology -- Pt. IX. The propagation of anthropology : The Boas plan for American anthropology ; Anthropological instruction in Columbia University ; Boas' graduate seminar ; A plea for a great Oriental school ; The educational functions of Anthropological museums ; Plans for research in Central and South America ; A residue of bitterness -- Pt. X. Anthropology and society : The outlook for the American Negro ; Changing the racial attitudes of white Americans ; Race problems in America ; American nationalism and World War I ; A protest vote for the Socialist Party ; Scientists as spies ; Freedom to teach
Control code
ocm08034909
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
University of Chicago Press ed.
Extent
xi, 354 pages
Isbn
9780226774909
Lccn
81021851
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
portrait
System control number
(OCoLC)08034909

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