The Franz Boas papers. Volume 1, Franz Boas as public intellectual-- theory, ethnography, activism /

"This inaugural volume of The Franz Boas Papers Documentary Edition series presents current scholarship from the various academic disciplines that were shaped and continue to be influenced by Franz Boas (1858-1942). Few of Boas's intellectual progeny span the range of his disciplinary and...

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Other Authors: Darnell, Regna (Editor), Hamilton, Michelle A., 1972- (Editor), Hancock, Robert L. A., 1977- (Editor), Smith, Joshua (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2015]
Series:Franz Boas papers documentary edition.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright Page
  • Contents
  • List of Figures
  • Acknowledgments
  • Historiographic Conundra: The Boasian Elephantin the Middle of Anthropology's Room
  • Part 1. Theory and Interdisciplinary Scope
  • 1. Mind, Body, and the Native Point of View: BoasianTheory at the Centennial of The Mind of Primitive Man
  • 2. The Individual and Individuality in Franz Boas's Anthropology and Philosophy
  • 3. The Police Dance: Dissemination in Boas's Field Notes and Diaries, 1886- 1894
  • 4. Franz Boas and the Conditions of Literature
  • 5. From Baffin Island to Boasian Induction: How Anthropology and Linguistics Got into Their Interlinear Groove
  • 6. The Boasian Legacy in Ethnomusicology: Cultural Relativism, Narrative Texts, Linguistic Structures, and the Role of Comparison
  • PART 2 Ethnography
  • 7. Friends in This World: The Relationship of George Hunt and Franz Boas
  • 8. The Ethnographic Legacy of Franz Boas and James Teit: The Thompson Indians of British Columbia
  • Part 3. Activism
  • 9. Anthropological Activism and Boas's Pacific Northwest Ethnology
  • 10. Franz Boas, Wilson Duff, and the Image of Anthropology in British Columbia
  • 11. Cultural Persistence in the Age of "Hopelessness": Phinney, Boas, and U.S. Indian Policy
  • 12. Franz Boas's Correspondence with German Friends and Colleagues in the Early 1930s
  • 13. Franz Boas on War and Empire:The Making of a Public Intellectual
  • Part 4. The Archival Project
  • 14. Anthropology of Revitalization: Digitizingthe American Philosophical Society'sNative American Collections
  • 15. "An expansive archive ... not a diminished one": The Franz Boas Papers Documentary Edition Project
  • Contributors
  • The Franz Boas Papers Project Team
  • Index.