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The nature of culture.

Author: A L Kroeber
Publisher: [Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1952]
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Kroeber, A.L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960.
Nature of culture.
[Chicago] University of Chicago Press [1952]
(OCoLC)574269179
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A L Kroeber
OCLC Number: 487751
Description: 437 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: 1. Theory of culture: Explanations of cause and origin, 1901 --
Cause of the belief in use inheritance, 1916 --
The superorganic, 1917 --
The possibility of a social psychology, 1918 --
Historical reconstruction of culture growths and organic evolution, 1931 --
History and science in anthropology, 1935 --
So-called social science, 1936 --
Historical context, reconstruction, and interpretation, 1938 --
Structure, function, and pattern in biology and anthropology, 1943 --
History and evolution, 1946 --
Culture, events, and individuals, 1946 --
Causes in culture, 1947 --
White's view of culture, 1948 --
The concept of culture in science, 1949 --
Values as a subject of natural science inquiry, 1949 --
A half-century of anthropology, 1950 --
The history and present orientation of cultural anthropology, 1950 --
Reality culture and value culture, 1950/1951 --
2. Kinship and social structure: Classificatory systems of relationship, 1909 --
Zuni clan functioning, 1917 --
Kinship in the Philippines, 1917 --
Process in the Chinese kinship system, 1933 --
Yurok and neighboring kin term systems, 1934 --
Kinship and history, 1936 --
Athabascan kin term systems, 1937 --
Basic and secondary patterns of social structure ("1938"), 1939 --
The societies of primitive man, 1942 --
3. On American Indians: Zuni culture sequences, 1916 --
Earth-tongue Mohave, 1922 --
Native culture of the Southwest, 1928 --
Characteristics of the Seri Indians, 1931 --
Yurok marriages, with T.T. Waterman, 1934 --
Areal types of American Indian culture and their growth, 1939 --
Salt, dogs, tobacco, 1941 --
The Chibcha, 1946 --
Great art styles of ancient South America, 1951 --
4. Psychologically slanted: Totem and taboo: an ethnologic psychoanalysis, 1920 --
Totem and taboo in retrospect, 1939 --
Psychosis or social sanction, 1940 --
The use of autobiographical evidence, 1945 --
A Southwestern personality type, 1947 --
5. History and process in civilization: Order in changes of fashion, 1919 --
Cultural intensity and climax, 1939 --
Stimulus diffusion, 1940 --
Three centuries of women' s dress fashions, a quantitative analysis with Jane Richardson, 1940 --
Toynbee's A study of history, 1943 --
The ancient Oikoumene as a historic culture aggregate ("1945"), 1946 --
Culture groupings in Asia, 1947 --
Is Western civilization disintegrating or reconstituting?, 1951 --
The novel in Asia and Europe, 1951.

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