Culture and Life: Essays in Memory of Clyde Kluckhohn

Synopsis

Beginning students of anthropology and general readers interested in the culture of the Navaho Indians will find this volume fascinating. Specialists in the field will welcome the publication of the essays, all of which address themselves to the nature of culture and the relationship to life.

The late Clyde Kluckhohn, whose work and study spanned the full range of anthropology, was one of its most gifted fieldworkers. His increasing interest in culture as the central concept of anthro pology- his view that culture, not be havior, was the main concern of his discipline- prompted his greatest intel lectual contributions. As a person, he was a man of extraordinary magnetism and charm, and he had a profound influence on many persons in many walks of life in many countries of the world. At the time of his death in 1960,at the age of fifty-five, he was Professor of Anthropology at Harvard University.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Evon Z. Vogt
  • Walter W. Taylor
  • David F. Aberle
  • Robert N. Rapoport
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Carbondale, IL
Publication year:
  • 1973