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The science of culture : a study of man and civilization

Author: Leslie A White
Publisher: Clinton Corners, N.Y. : Percheron Press, ©2005.
Series: Foundations of anthropology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Percheron Press pbk. ed.]View all editions and formats
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Leslie White was one of the most important-and controversial-figures in American anthropology. This classic work, initially published in 1949, contains White's definitive statement on what he termed  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leslie A White
ISBN: 0975273825 9780975273821
OCLC Number: 61153844
Notes: Originally published: 2nd ed. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, [1969].
Description: lviii, 444 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Prologue to the Percheron Press Edition, Robert L. Carneiro I. Science and Symbols Introduction Chapter 1. Science Is Sciencing Chapter 2. The Symbol: The Origin and Basis of Human Behavior Chapter 3. On the Use of Tools by Primates Chapter 4. Mind Is Minding Chapter 5. The Expansion of the Scope of Science II. Man and Culture Introduction Chapter 6. Culturological vs. Psychological Interpretations of Human Behavior Chapter 7. Cultural Determinants of Mind Chapter 8. Genius: Its Causes and Incidence Chapter 9. Ikhnaton: The Great Man vs. the Culture Process Chapter 10. The Locus of Mathematical Reality Chapter 11. The Definition and Prohibition of Incest Chapter 12. Man's Control over Civilization: An Anthropocentric Illusion III. Energy and Civilization Introduction Chapter 13. Energy and the Evolution of Culture IV. Culturology Chapter 14. The Science of Culture Chapter References Bibliography Index
Series Title: Foundations of anthropology.
Responsibility: Leslie A. White ; with a new prologue by Robert L. Carneiro.

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