Description - A Franz Boas Reader by Franz Boas
""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""
Buy A Franz Boas Reader by Franz Boas from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
(229mm x 151mm x mm)
University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication:
Other Editions - A Franz Boas Reader by Franz Boas
Book Reviews - A Franz Boas Reader by Franz Boas