From ape to angel; an informal history of social anthropology. Drawings by Sue Allen.

[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf, 1958.

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Subjects Anthropology -- History.
Culturele antropologie.
Ethnology -- History.
Description xxii, 440, xv pages illustrations 25 cm
Copyright Date 1958.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-440).
Summary A popular history of social anthropology as told through the biographies of leading anthropologists.
Contents Part 1. The classical evolutionists -- 1. Frontier anthropologist: concerning Henry Rowe Schoolcraft -- 2. A proud and progressive race: concerning Lewis Henry Morgan, part I -- 3. Darwin's dreadful secret: concerning evolution and anthropology -- 4. Three jurists and the primitive horde: concerning Sir Henry Maine, Johan Bachofen, John McLennan -- 5. The labyrinth of kinship: concerning Lewis Henry Morgan, part II -- 6. Degeneration versus evolution: concerning Sir John Lubbock -- 7. The happy voyagers: concerning Sir Edward Burnett Tylor, part I -- 8. The natural history of ghosts: concerning Sir Edward Burnett Tylor, part II -- 9. Dawn's rosy fingers: concerning Sir Edward Burnett Tylor, part III -- 10. A living Stone Age people: concerning Lorimer Fison, A.W. Howitt, Sir Baldwin Spencer, F.J. Gillen -- 11. A vanishing Eden: concerning Alfred Cort Haddon -- 12. Who wrote Deuteronomy?: concerning William Robertson Smith -- 13. The priest who slays the slayer: concerning Sir James Frazer -- Part 2. The critical reaction -- 14. The ironic gadfly: concerning Andrew Lang -- 15. And whether pigs have souls: concerning R.R. Marett, A.E. Crawley, R.H. Lowie -- 16. Boa constrictor digesting an elephant: concerning anthropology and primitive art -- 17. A Finnish monogamist: concerning Edward Westermarck -- 18. Marriage, morals, and gorillas: concerning Edward Westermarck, A.E. Crawley, Robert Briffault -- 19. From Corroboree to Martha Graham: concerning anthropology and the dance -- 20. Primitive clubmen: concerning Heinrich Schurtz, Hutton Webster, Arnold Van Gennep -- 21. Mapping the mind of man: concerning anthropology and experimental psychology -- 22. The riddle of totemism: concerning Andrew Lang, Sir James Frazier, Sigmund Freud, Franz Boas -- Part 3. Diffusion and sociology -- 23. Behold my lonesome path: concerning Franz Boas, part I -- 24. White man's burden: concerning diffusion, race, and colonialism -- 25. The tireless traveler: concerning Adolph Bastian -- 26. The higher tolerance: concerning Franz Boas, part II -- 27. Poseidon's castle: concerning Leo Frobenius -- 28. In time and space: concerning Robert Fritz Graebner, Father Wilhelm Schmidt, Grafton Elliot Smith, William H.R. Rivers, Clark Wissler, Robert H. Lowie, Paul Radin, Erland Nordenskiöld -- 29. The collective soul: concerning Auguste Comte, Herbert Spencer, Emile Durkheim, Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, A.R. Radcliffe-Brown -- Part 4. Psychological insight and social responsibility -- 30. Man the machine: behaviorism and anthropology -- 31. The magic of the islands: concerning Bronislaw Malinowski -- 32. What is culture?: concerning A.L. Kroeber, Robert Redfield, Ralph Linton -- 33. The child is father to the man: concerning Margaret Mead -- 34. Patterns: concerning Ruth Benedict, Clyde Kluckhohn, A. Irving Hallowell -- 35. Primitive life in America: concerning Robert and Helen Lynd, Lloyd W. Warner, Hortense Powdermaker, John Dollard, Geoffrey Gorer -- 36. More blessed to give than to receive: concerning Claude Lévi-Strauss -- 37. A picture of society: concerning Talcott Parsons, Gregory Bateson, M.F. Ashley Montagu -- 38. Making the world safe for humanity: concerning Homer Barnett, Ruth Benedict, Margaret Mead, Allan R. Holmberg, Sol Tax, Alfred and Rhoda Metraux.
Genre History.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)490521
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hays, H. R. 1904-1980.
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