Context and meaning in cultural anthropology, edited by Melford E. Spiro. In honor of A. Irving Hallowell.

; Hallowell, A. Irving (Alfred Irving), 1892-1974
New York, Free Press [1965] .

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Other Authors Hallowell, A. Irving 1892-1974.
Subjects Anthropology -- Essays.
Anthropology.
Ethnologie.
Description xxii, 442 pages illustrations, portrait 24 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes --Cultural dynamics. A long record of Eskimos and Indians at the forest edge, by J.L. Giddings. Achievement and acculturation: a Japanese example, by D. Nash and L.C. Schaw. Cultural duality and behavioral integration: the human skulls ritual among the lowland Maya of northern Guatemala, by R.E. Reina.--Perception and cognition. How to choose a Burmese numeral classifier, by R. Burling. Personal names and modes of address in two oceanic societies, by W.H. Goodenough. Driving to work, by A.F.C. Wallace.--Projective tests. Culture and visual imagery: a comparison of Rorschach responses in eleven societies, by B. Kaplan and R. Lawless. Researching the perception of cultural alternatives: the instrumental activities inventory, by G. Spindler and L. Spindler. The definition of the Rorschach test situation: a cross-cultural illustration, by H.H. Williams and J.R. Williams.
--History of anthropology. Some reflections on comparative method in anthropology, by F. Eggan. Brixham Cave and the antiquity of man, by J.W. Gruber. A genealogy of ethnological theory, by M.J. Herskovits.--Bibliography of A. Irving Hallowell (pages 417-425).
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary In honour of A. Irving Hallowell.
Contents Introduction, by R.D. Folgelson and M.E. Spiro.--Ethnology and social organization. Childhood among the Yakutat Tlingit, by F. De Laguna. Algonkian social organization, by G.P. Murdock.--Religion. The self, the behavioral environment, and the theory of spirit possession, by E. Bourguignon. Religion, death, and evolutionary adaptation, by T. Dobzhansky. Psychological theories of windigo "psychosis" and a preliminary application of a models approach, by R.D. Folgelson. Religious systems as culturally constituted defense mechanisms, by M.E. Spiro.--Social character. An agrarian "fighter," by P. Friedrich. An approach to the historical study of national character, by M.G. Murphey. The life and death of a myth, by L. Wylie.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)2534158
(OCoLC)ocm02534158
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WorldCat Identities Spiro, Melford E.,
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