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And along came Boas [electronic resource] : continuity and revolution in Americanist anthropology / Regna Darnell.

By: Darnell, Regna.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic scienceSeries IIIStudies in the history of the language sciences: v. 86.Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, Penn : J. Benjamins, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 331 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789027275608 (electronic bk.); 9027275602 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Anthropology -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 | Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- History | Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology -- Historia | Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 | Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology -- Histoire | Anthropologie -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e si�ecle | Antropologie | Boas, Franz | Ethnologie | Geschichte | USA | Boas, Franz (1858-1942) | Smithsonian Institution | Anthropologie -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: And along came Boas.DDC classification: 301/.0973 Other classification: 73.01 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Lectures, Questions & Answers Questions & Answers Poems & Records from Pilgrimages.
Summary: The advent of Franz Boas on the North American scene irrevocably redirected the course of Americanist anthropology. This volume documents the revolutionary character of the theoretical and methodological standpoint introduced by Boas and his first generation of students, among whom linguist Edward Sapir was among the most distinguished. Virtually all of the classic Boasians were at least part-time linguists alongside their ethnological work. During the crucial transitional period beginning with the founding of the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1879, there were as many continuities as discont
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [301]-320) and indexes.

Pt. 1. Lectures, Questions & Answers Pt. 2. Questions & Answers Pt. 3. Poems & Records from Pilgrimages.

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The advent of Franz Boas on the North American scene irrevocably redirected the course of Americanist anthropology. This volume documents the revolutionary character of the theoretical and methodological standpoint introduced by Boas and his first generation of students, among whom linguist Edward Sapir was among the most distinguished. Virtually all of the classic Boasians were at least part-time linguists alongside their ethnological work. During the crucial transitional period beginning with the founding of the Bureau of American Ethnology in 1879, there were as many continuities as discont

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And along came Boas by Darnell, Regna. ©1998
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