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The shaping of American anthropology, 1883-1911; a Franz Boas reader. Edited by George W. Stocking, Jr.

; Stocking, George W., Jr. (George Ward), 1928-2013, editor
New York, Basic Books [1974] .
ISBN 0465077676, 9780465077670

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Other Authors Stocking, George W., 1928-2013,
Subjects Anthropologie.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942.
Boas, Franz.
Description xi, 354 pages portrait 24 cm
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-348).
Contents A purely analytical study of language -- The relation of Tlingit and Athapascan -- The speech mannerisms of social groups -- Some philological aspects of anthropological research -- The anthropology of the North American Indian -- Changes in immigrant body form -- Instability of human types -- Human faculty as determined by race -- Psychological problems in anthropology -- The religion of American Indians -- 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 -- 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.
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 -- From geographical surroundings to historical facts -- The principles of ethnological classification -- The aims of ethnology -- On alternating sounds -- Remarks on the theory of anthropometry -- 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 -- A truthful picture for future times -- "That book contains my speech" -- Tylor's "adhesions" and the distribution of myth-elements -- The mythologies of the Indians -- The mythology of the Bella Coola Indians -- Classification of the languages of the North Pacific Coast -- A handbook of North American languages -- Sketch of the Kwakiutl language.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)927689
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WorldCat Identities Boas, Franz, 1858-1942.
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