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Montagu, Ashley 1905-1999

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Works: 456 works in 2,096 publications in 10 languages and 70,416 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biographical films  Biography  Film adaptations  Historical films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Film trailers 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Originator, Performer, Author of introduction, Other, ed, Speaker, Composer, Compiler, Honoree
Classifications: BF575.A3, 572
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Man's most dangerous myth : the fallacy of race by Ashley Montagu( Book )
101 editions published between 1942 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 4,173 libraries worldwide
"Man's Most Dangerous Myth was first published in 1942, when Nazism flourished, when African Americans sat at the back of the bus, and when race was considered the determinant of people's character and intelligcnce. Ashley Montagu presented a revolutionary theory for his time: Breaking the link between genetics and culture, he argued that race is largely a social construction, and not constitutive of significant biological differences between people." "This new edition contains Montagu's most complete explication of his theory and a thorough updating of previous editions. The sixth edition takes on the issues of the Bell Curve, IQ testing, ethnic cleansing, and other contemporary race relations topics, as well as contemporary restatements of topics in previous editions. A bibliography of over 3,000 published items on race, compiled over a lifetime of work, is of enormous research value. Also available is an abridged student edition containing the essence of Montagu's argument, its policy implications, and his thoughts on contemporary race issues for use in classrooms. Ahead of its time in 1942, Montagu's arguments still contribute essential and salient perspectives as we face issues of race in the 1990s."--Jacket
Touching : the human significance of the skin by Ashley Montagu( Book )
64 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,383 libraries worldwide
Studies the manner in which tactile experience, or its lack, affects the development of behavior
The natural superiority of women by Ashley Montagu( Book )
99 editions published between 1952 and 1999 in 10 languages and held by 2,924 libraries worldwide
Contains the text of the United Nations's Declaration of Women's Rights (1967)
Man and aggression by Ashley Montagu( Book )
56 editions published between 1968 and 1977 in 4 languages and held by 2,480 libraries worldwide
The comparatively new science of ethology, or the study of the behavior of different species, has given rise to a number of hypotheses about manʹs instinctual nature. A conception of manʹs inborn aggressive drive -- a twentieth-century form of neo Ssocial Darwinism advanced by the eminent ethologist Konrad Lorenz, and popularized in books by Robert Ardrey -- has recently gained a wider acceptance than scientific objectivity can support. In this volume, edited by a distinguished anthropology and social biologist, fourteen experts offer a critique of this Hobbesian view of man, which is related to and possibly older than the doctrine of original sin. In the editorʹs words, their purpose is to put the record straight, to correct what threatens to become an epidemic error concerning the causes of manʹs aggression, and to redirect attention to a consideration of the real causes of such behavior. -- Back cover
Science and creationism ( Book )
10 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 2,078 libraries worldwide
Essays discuss creationism, conflicts between religion and science, fundamentalist views on science, paleontology, and court decisions concerning the teaching of evolution
On being human by Ashley Montagu( Book )
37 editions published between 1950 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 1,966 libraries worldwide
Race and IQ by Ashley Montagu( Book )
34 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and Dutch and held by 1,910 libraries worldwide
Ashley Montagu, who first attacked the term "race" as a usable concept in his acclaimed work, Man's Most Dangerous Myth , offers here a devastating rebuttal to those who would claim any link between race and intelligence. In now classic essays, this thought-provoking volume critically examines the terms "race" and "IQ" and their applications in scientific discourse. The twenty-four contributors -- including such eminent thinkers as Stephen Jay Gould, Richard Lewontin, Urie Bronfenbrenner, W.F. Bodmer, and Jerome Kagan -- draw on fields that range from biology and genetics to psychology, anthropology, and education. What emerges in piece after piece is a deep skepticism about the scientific validity of intelligence tests, especially as applied to evaluating innate intelligence, if only because scientists still cannot distinguish between genetic and environmental contributions to the development of the human mind. Five new essays have been included that specifically address the claims made in the recent, highly controversial book, The Bell Curve. Must reading for anyone interested in racism and education in America, Race and IQ is a brilliantly lucid exploration of the boundary line between race and intelligence. - Publisher
The nature of human aggression by Ashley Montagu( Book )
39 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 1,757 libraries worldwide
Refutes the arguments and conclusions of those who claim that human aggresiveness is innate, and argues for an alternate view of aggression based on a theory of environment-experiential-genetic interaction
Growing young by Ashley Montagu( Book )
20 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
In this new, revised edition of his landmark book, Montagu compels us to reevaluate the way we think about growth and development, in all its phases, throughout life. Humans are designed to grow and develop their childlike qualities, and not to become the ossified adults prescribed by society. Montagu demonstrates how our culture, schools, and families are in conspiracy against such childlike traits as the need to love, to learn, to wonder, to know, to explore, to think, to experiment, to be imaginative, creative and curious, to sing, dance, or play. He also reveals the many links between phys
The concept of race by Ashley Montagu( Book )
43 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,530 libraries worldwide
The direction of human development; biological and social bases by Ashley Montagu( Book )
37 editions published between 1955 and 1975 in 3 languages and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
Learning non-aggression : the experience of non-literate societies ( Book )
13 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
The elephant man : a study in human dignity by Ashley Montagu( Book )
20 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,253 libraries worldwide
"The elephant man, by Sir Frederick Treves"/Includes bibliographical references
Human heredity by Ashley Montagu( Book )
36 editions published between 1959 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,244 libraries worldwide
Vererbung / Mensch
Man: his first two million years; a brief introduction to anthropology by Ashley Montagu( Book )
17 editions published between 1957 and 1980 in English and held by 1,224 libraries worldwide
Sociobiology examined ( Book )
16 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
A collection of thirteen articles scrutinizes the controversial theory that human social behavior is primarily the result of genetic predetermination and refutes it as being scientifically unsound
The human connection by Ashley Montagu( Book )
19 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in 4 languages and held by 1,124 libraries worldwide
From the Introduction: Communication is the name we give to the countless ways that humans have of keeping in touch-not just to words and music, pictures and print, but also to cries and whispers, nods and becks, postures and plumages: to every move that catches someone's eye and every sound that resonates upon another ear. Human communication, as the saying goes, is a clash of symbols; and it covers a multitude of signs. But it is more than media and messages, information and persuasion; it also meets a deeper need and serves a higher purpose. Whether clear or garbled, tumultuous or silent, deliberate or fatally inadvertent, communication is the ground of meeting and the foundation of community. It is, in short, the essential human connection
Culture : man's adaptive dimension by Ashley Montagu( Book )
23 editions published between 1928 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,112 libraries worldwide
Toynbee and history; critical essays and reviews by Ashley Montagu( Book )
9 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 1,076 libraries worldwide
The human dialogue; perspectives on communication by Floyd W Matson( Book )
16 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Academicus Mentor.
Academicus Mentor 1905-1999
Ashley-Mantagu, Mantague F. 1905-1999
Ashley Montagu antropologo e saggista inglese
Ashley Montagu britisch-amerikanischer Anthropologe
Ashley Montagu britsko-americký antropolog
Ashley-Montagu, M.F., 1905-1999
Ashley-Montagu, Montague F. 1905-1999
Ashley-Montagu, Montague Francis.
Ashley-Montagu, Montague Francis 1905-1999
Ashley Montague
Ehrenberg, Israel 1905-1999
Mentor, Academicus
Mentor, Academicus 1905-1999
Montagu, A. 1905-1999
Montagu, Ashley
Montagu, Ashley 1905-
Montagu, M. F. A. 1905-1999
Montagu, M. F. Ashley.
Montagu, M.F. Ashley, 1905-1999
Montagu, M. F. Ashley (Montague Francis Ashley), 1905-1999.
Montagu, Montague Francis Ashley
Montagu Montague Francis Ashley 1905-1999
Montague, Francis Ashley-Montagu, 1905-1999
Montague, Montague Francis Ashley
Ашли Монтагю
モンタギュー, A
モンタギュー, アシュレー
モンターギュ, アシュレイ
モンタギュウ, A
モンテーギュ
阿什利·蒙塔古
Languages
English (598)
Spanish (53)
German (35)
French (15)
Italian (5)
Portuguese (4)
Dutch (4)
Slovenian (1)
Esperanto (1)
Danish (1)
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