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INDEX
Page references to illustrations are indicated in boldface type. Elsie Clews Parsons is referred to throughout as ECP.
Abbott, Holken, 43, 55
Abernathy, Mrs., 179
academic freedom, 179, 440n.45
acculturation: Beals's research on, 327; Boas on, 149-50; disciplinary argument over, 349-50; exemplars of, 241; folklore giving insight into, 175-76; Herskovits's use of term, 473n. 38; Kroeber on, 473n. 38; ECP as pioneer in, 147, 155-56, 172-73; psychological aspects of, 238; Pueblo Indian Religion on, 356, 361-62; Redfield's research on, 313; in West Indies, 305
Acoma. See Parsons: Pueblo studies
Adams, Henry, 7
Addams, Jane, 18, 31, 77, 169, 214
Adolescence (Hall), 67
adultery, 135, 138, 140, 142
African-American folklore, 173, 282-83, 306
age of consent, 135
Alexander, Hartley, 238
All Souls' Day, 177, 227
Alsberg, Hank, 265, 476n. 1
American Anthropological Association: Boas group and, 104, 150; ECP as president-elect of, 365, 372; ECP as president of, xiii, 373, 378; ECP first attends meetings of, 110, 147; ECP's posthumous presidential message, 381-82; struggle for control of, 245, 452n. 8
American Anthropologist (journal): acculturation studies in, 349-50; Boas group loses control of, 245; Boas group takes control of, 104; Fear and Conventionality reviewed in, 151; Goddard as editor of, 104, 149, 151, 245; Lowie as editor of, 245; ECP's psychological articles as out of place in, 148; ECP's role in, 149; Spier as editor of, 245, 272, 349
American Ethnological Society, 194, 227, 378, 453n. 8
American Folklore Society: Boas group plans takeover of, 104; Goddard's presidential address to, 150; ECP as president of, 216; ECP's presidential addresses to, 35, 175, 223; in ECP's will, 379
American Indian Life: By Several of Its Students ( Parsons), 236-38, 241, 324
American Indians. See Native Americans
Americanism, 171-72
Americanization: and American Museum of Natural History, 197; and anthropology, 245; and militarism, 183; of Native Americans, 217; ECP on, 36, 171, 176, 357; and sociology, 153; during World War I, xiii, 170
American Journal of Sociology, 148, 153
American Museum of Natural History: adventurer-scientists promoted by, 233, and Boas, 98, 104, 197, 245; Boas students at, 97; cultural anthropology, at, 197, 245; Grant and, 197, 223, 245, 248; Lowie at, 104; Osborn and, 197, 245; Southwestern research of, 155; wartime military drill, 197. See also Wissler, Clark
American School of anthropology, 97, 104-5, 149
American Sociological Society, 77-78, 196
anarchism, 68, 111, 116, 117
Anderson, Perry, 132
Anthropology ( Kroeber), 243, 248, 369
anthropology, cultural. See cultural anthropology
"Anthropology and Prediction" ( Parsons), 381-82
applied anthropology, 246, 267, 311
assimilationism, 217, 223
Atwood, R. A., 269
avant-garde, xiii, 102, 103, 148, 152, 220, 272
avoidance, 148, 431n.9

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