The Anthropology of Franz Boas: Essays on the Centennial of His Birth

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THE AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST

THE ANTHROPOLOGY OF FRANZ BOAS
ESSAYS ON THE CENTENNIAL OF HIS BIRTH

EDITED BY WALTER GOLDSCHMIDT

Sponsoring Editors A. L. KROEBER ROBERT H. LOWIE†

THE AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION

VOL. 61. NO. 5. PART 2 MEMOIR NO. 89 OCTOBER, 1959

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The Anthropology of Franz Boas: Essays on the Centennial of His Birth
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents iii
  • Preface v
  • Introduction 1
  • Influences During the Formative Years 4
  • Apprenticeship Under Boas 29
  • Boas' "Natural History" Approach to Field Method 46
  • The Understanding of the Kwakiutl HELEN CODERE 61
  • Boas' Contributions to Knowledge of Human Growth and Form 76
  • Boas as Statistician 112
  • Boas Sobre Cerámica y Estratigrafía 117
  • Folklore 119
  • Boas' View of Grammatical Meaning 139
  • Some Central Elements in the Legacy 146
  • Acknowledgments 157
  • Sponsors 158
  • Index 161
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