An anthropologist's arrival : a memoir /

"Ruth Underhill's intriguing memoir traces the story of her life, delving into the Depression, the famous anthropologists in her circle, and her fieldwork with a keen ethnographic eye. Underhill describes the Victorian society that first bound her and then ultimately enabled her success as...

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Main Author: Underhill, Ruth, 1883-1984.
Other Authors: Colwell-Chanthaphonh, Chip 1975-, Nash, Stephen Edward, 1964-
Format: Book
Published: Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2014]
Table of Contents:
  • Timeline
  • Genealogy
  • Monographs
  • Introduction
  • Becoming Ruth Underhill. A zigzag life ; Do good to others ; Mother was an angel, Part 1 ; They were Murrays ; Abram S. Underhill ; Mother was an angel, Part 2 ; Youth passing ; Quakers and Darwin ; Picnics and dances ; Vassar and Europe ; The society ; The big love ; World War I ; A marriage begins and ends
  • Becoming an anthropologist. Columbia, Part 1 ; Papa Franz ; Coming of age in Arizona ; Henrietta ; Chona and the O'odham ; Columbia, Part 2 ; The fruit of the saguaro ; Indian affairs ; Around the world ; We're going to live this year
  • Acknowledgments
  • Figure credits
  • Index.