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And along came Boas : continuity and revolution in Americanist anthropology

Author: Regna Darnell
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, Penn : J. Benjamins, ©1998.
Series: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., Series III,, Studies in the history of the language sciences ;, v. 86.
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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  Read more...
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Darnell, Regna.
And along came Boas.
Amsterdam ; Philadelphia, Penn : J. Benjamins, c1998
(DLC) 98028940
(OCoLC)39368423
Named Person: Franz Boas; Franz Boas; Franz Boas; Franz Boas
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Regna Darnell
ISBN: 9789027275608 9027275602
OCLC Number: 757401395
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 331 p.) : ill.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Pt. 1. Lectures, Questions & Answers Pt. 2. Questions & Answers Pt. 3. Poems & Records from Pilgrimages.
Series Title: Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science., Series III,, Studies in the history of the language sciences ;, v. 86.
Responsibility: Regna Darnell.
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An examination of Americanist anthropology, based on Boasian and Powellist principles and centering on the core of the continuity across paradigm transition.  Read more...

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