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Melville J. Herskovits.

; Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
New York, Columbia University Press, 1973.
ISBN 0231033850, 9780231033855

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Other Authors Herskovits, Melville J. 1895-1963.
Subjects Africa, West.
Anthropology -- Africa, Western -- History.
Ethnology -- Africa, West.
Ethnology -- Africa, Western -- History.
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963.
Series Leaders of modern anthropology series.
Description viii, 200 pages illustrations 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1973.
Notes "Selections from the writings of Melville J. Herskovits": pages 105-188.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-200).
Contents Herskovits' life and work: Herskovits as scientist and man ; Africa ; The New World Negro ; Aesthetics ; Economic anthropology ; Physical anthropology ; Ethnopsychology ; Theory and method -- Selections from the wriitings of Melville J. Herskovits: The art of Dahomey: I. Brass casting and appliqué cloths ; The art of Dahomey: II. Wood carving ; The cooperative element in Dahomean life ; The world of the dead in Dahomean belief ; The significance of West Africa for Negro research ; Problem, method and theory in Afroamerican studies ; The Panan, an Afrobahian religious rite of transition ; Divination in Paramaribo, Surinam ; What is voodoo?
Geographic Area Africa, West
Network Numbers (OCoLC)614295
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Simpson, George Eaton, 1904-1998.
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