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Volksgeist as Method and Ethic: Essays on Boasian Ethnography and the German Anthropological Tradition

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Franz Boas, the major founding figure of anthropology as a discipline in the United States, came to America from Germany in 1886. This volume in the highly acclaimed History of Anthropology series is the first extensive scholarly exploration of Boas' roots in the German intellectual tradition and late nineteenth-century German anthropology, and offers a new perspective on ...more
Hardcover, 358 pages
Published July 15th 1996 by University of Wisconsin Press (first published July 1st 1996)
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This is a *must have* for all aspiring anthropologists.
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A great collection of essays, a fundamental introduction to the anthropological developments of the romantic idea of "volksgeist".
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