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Excluded ancestors, inventible traditions : essays toward a more inclusive history of anthropology

Author: Richard Handler
Publisher: Madison : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2015]
Series: History of anthropology, v. 9.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Excluded Ancestors focuses on little-known scholars who contributed significantly to the anthropological work of their time, but whose work has since been marginalized due to categorical boundaries of race, class, gender, citizenship, institutional and disciplinary affiliation, and English-language proficiency. The essays in Excluded Ancestors illustrate varied processes of inclusion and exclusion in the history of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Handler
ISBN: 9780299163945 0299163946
OCLC Number: 895301573
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: viii, 315 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Contents: Occult truths: race, conjecture, and theosophy in Victorian anthropology / Peter Pels --
Research, reform, and racial uplift: the mission of the Hampton Folk-Lore Society, 1893-1899 / Lee D. Baker --
Working for a Canadian sense of place(s): the role of landscape painters in Marius Barbeau's ethnology / Frances M. Slaney --
Charlotte Gower and the subterranean history of anthropology / Maria Lepowsky --
"Do good, young man": Sol Tax and the world mission of liberal democratic anthropology / George W. Stocking, Jr. --
"In the immediate vicinity a world has come to an end": Lucie Varga as an ethnographer of national socialism; a retrospective review essay / Ronald Stade --
Melanesian Can(n)ons: paradoxes and prospects in Melanesian ethnography / Doug Dalton.
Series Title: History of anthropology, v. 9.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Handler.

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