A Franz Boas Reader: Shaping of American Anthropology, 1883-1911 (Midway Reprints New edition)

A Franz Boas Reader: Shaping of American Anthropology, 1883-1911 (Midway Reprints New edition)

By: Franz Boas (author), George W. Stocking (volume_editor)Paperback

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""The Shaping of American Anthropology" is a book which is outstanding in many respects. Stocking is probably the leading authority on Franz Boas; he understands Boas's contributions to American anthropology, as well as anthropology in general, very well. . . . He is, in a word, the foremost historian of anthropology in the world today. . . . The reader is both a collection of Boas's papers and a solid 23-page introduction to giving the background and basic assumptions of Boasian anthropology." David Schneider, University of Chicago "While Stocking has not attempted to present a person biography, nevertheless Boas's personal characteristics emerge not only in his scholarly essays, but perhaps more vividly in his personal correspondence. . . . Stocking is to be commended for collecting this material together in a most interesting and enjoyable reader." Gustav Thaiss, "American Anthropologist""

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Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/1989
  • ISBN13: 9780226062433
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 368
  • ID: 9780226062433
  • weight: 498
  • ISBN10: 0226062430
  • edition: New edition

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