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Frontiers of anthropology / edited, with an introduction and notes, by Ashley Montagu.


New York : Putnam, [1974] .
ISBN 0399111999, 9780399111990

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Other Authors Montagu, Ashley, 1905-1999.
Subjects Anthropologie -- Histoire.
Anthropologie.
Anthropology -- History.
Anthropology.
Description xvii, 617 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
©1974
Notes "For further reading": pages 597-617.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Columbus "Discovers" America and is enthusiastic about the American Indian -- The Ancient Greek do not recognize "race," and, indeed, deny it -- Herodotus: the "father" of anthropology -- Benjamin Franklin on the American Indian, 1784 -- Samuel Stanhope Smith, the first American anthropologist on the causes of the variety of the human species -- Charles Darwin on the origin of species -- Darwin carefully explains what he means by the phrase "the struggle for existence" -- Paul Du Chaillu and the rediscovery of the ("Ferocious") gorilla -- Charles Darwin on the descent of man -- Charles Darwin on the expression of the emotions -- The great debate between science and religion as to man's place in nature -- Thomas Henry Huxley's Evidence as to Man's Place in Nature, 1863 -- James Hunt and the negro's place in nature -- Bishop Codrington on Mana -- Ignorance of physiological paternity -- Lewis Henry Morgan and Charles Martin on the American Indian -- Anthropology into literature, Sir James Frazer -- Arnold van Gennep on the rites of passage -- Franz Boas demonstrates the plasticity of human traits -- Alfred Kroeber on the superorganic -- What informed speculation can do. Carveth Read -- W.H.R. Rivers on "The Giving-Up" syndrome -- Karl Pearson on the alien Jewish population of London -- Karl Pearson soliloquizes as scientist and socialist on the fate of "superannuated races" -- The idea that war is natural anatomized and decently interred -- William Ernest Castle on race and half-castes -- The racists, eugenists, and hereditarians anatomized -- The solution of the problem of the infertility of the unmarried in nonliterate societies -- Malinowski on method and functionalism -- Ruth Benedict on the individual and culture -- Cashiering the idea of race -- The concept of "race" is challenged -- A physiologist explains the mechanism of "voodoo" death -- Why the mental capacities of the various ethnic groups of mankind are probably pretty much of a muchness -- Leslie White on the concept of culture -- The new physical anthropology.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1007849
(OCoLC)ocm01007849
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