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Franz Boas


Born
in Minden, Prussia
July 09, 1858

Died
December 21, 1942

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Franz Uri Boas was a Germanand a pioneer of modern anthropology . His work is associated with the movements known as Historical Particularism and Cultural Relativism.

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Anthropology and Modern Life

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Race, Language, and Culture

3.89 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 1966 — 8 editions
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Primitive Art

3.94 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1955 — 9 editions
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The Mind Of Primitive Man

3.78 avg rating — 85 ratings — published 1911 — 100 editions
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Antropologia Cultural

4.05 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
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Central Eskimo

4.08 avg rating — 24 ratings — published 1964 — 19 editions
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A Franz Boas Reader: The Sh...

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Indian Myths & Legends from...

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Franz Boas Among the Inuit ...

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Introduction to Handbook of...

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“The passion for seeking the truth for truth's sake...can be kept alive only if we continue to seek the truth for truth's sake.”
Franz Boas, Race And Democratic Society

“It would seem that mythological worlds have been built up only to be shattered again, and that new worlds were built from the fragments.”
Franz Boas

“I believe the present state of our knowledge justifies us in saying that, while individuals differ, biological differences are small. There is no reason to believe that one race is by nature so much more intelligent, endowed with great will power, or emotionally more stable than another that the difference would materially influence its culture.”
Franz Boas, Race, Language, and Culture