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Author: Alfred Louis Kroeber; Thomas Talbot Waterman
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and company [©1931]
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Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960.
Source book in anthropology.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [c1931]
(OCoLC)555677941
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Kroeber, A. L. (Alfred Louis), 1876-1960.
Source book in anthropology.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [c1931]
(OCoLC)629753370
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Louis Kroeber; Thomas Talbot Waterman
OCLC Number: 929665
Description: viii p., 2 l., 3-571 p. ill., plates.
Contents: [Part 1] HISTORY OF ANTHROPOLOGY --
1. Some Greek anthropological explanations / Herodotus --
2. Roman speculations of the origin of man and civilization / Lucretius --
[Part 2] EVOLUTION --
3. The struggle for existence and natural selection / Charles Darwin --
4. On the relations of man to the lower animals / Thomas H. Huxley --
5. Evolution of the primates and man / William K. Gregory --
6. The most ancient skeletal remains of man / A. Hrdlička --
7. The asymmetrical character of human evolution / E.A. Hooton --
[Part 3] HEREDITY AND RACE --
8. Hereditary genius / Francis Galton --
9. The development of race measurements and classification / Gustav Retzius --
10. Essentials of anthropometry / Louis R. Sullivan --
11. The type of the half-breed Indian / Franz Boas --
12. The early inhabitants of western Asia / Felix von Luschan --
Race, language, and nationality in Europe / Humphrey J. Johnson --
14. Changes in bodily form of descendants of immigrants / Franz Boas --
15. Human blood groups / Laurence H. Snyder --
16. Racial differences in mental traits / R.S. Woodworth --
[Part 4] PREHISTORY --
17. The divisions of prehistoric time / Lord Avebury --
18. Tree growth and chronology of Pueblo history / A.E. Douglass --
19. Ancient Maya ruins / W.H. Holmes --
[Part 5] SUBSISTENCE AND MATERIAL CULTURE --
20. Desert plant foods of the Coahuilla / David Prescott Barrows --
21. Subsistence and society among the Heikum bushmen / L. Fourie --
22. Terrace agriculture in the Philippines / A.E. Jenks --
23. The origin and distribution of agriculture in America / H.J. Spinden --
24. The domestication of animals / Francis Galton --
25. Flint working by Ishi / Nels C. Nelson --
26. Types of basket weaves / Otis T. Mason --
[Part 6] SOCIAL CULTURE --
27. Social organization of the Kariera of Australia / A. Radcliffe Brown --
28. Bánaro society / Richard Thurnwald --
29. Social organization of the Nama Hottentot / A. Winifred Hoernlé --
30. Marriage and society among the Crow Indians / Robert H. Lowie --
31. Miwok moieties / Edward Winslow Gifford --
32. The social organization of the west coast tribes / Edward Sapir --
33. The potlatch of the Kwakiutl Indians / Franz Boas --
34. Shell-money of New Britain / Benjamin Danks --
35. Ifugao law / R.F. Barton --
36. Warfare of the Plains Indians / George Bird Grinnell --
[Part 7] ÆSTHETIC AND RELIGIOUS CULTURE --
37. Decorative arts of the north Pacific Coast / Franz Boas --
38. American lot-games as evidence of Asiatic intercourse / E.B. Tylor --
39. Egyptian hieroglyphic writing / E.A. Wallis Budge --
40. Melanesian religion / R.H. Codrington --
41. The religion of the Amazulu of South Africa / H. Callaway --
42. Shamans of the East Greenland Eskimo / W. Thalbitzer --
43. Aztec rituals --
44. Magic formulas of the Hupa / P.E. Goddard --
45. Navaho songs and prayers / Washington Matthews --
46. The creation according to the Maori / George Grey --
47. The creation according to the Maidu / R.B. Dixon --
[Part 8] DYNAMICS OF CULTURE --
48. On a method of investigating the development of institutions / E.B. Tyloro --
49. Sub-human culture beginnings / A.L. Kroeber --
50. The American Indian as an inventor / Erland Nordenskiöld --
51. The influence of the horse in the development of Plains culture / Clark Wissler --
52. The architecture of the American Indians / T.T. Waterman --
53. The disappearance of useful arts / W.H.R. Rivers --
54. Some fundamental ideas of Chinese culture / Berthold Laufer --
55. The rôle of the individual in Samoan culture / Margaret Mead.
Responsibility: by A. L. Kroeber and T. T. Waterman.

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