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  1. Franz Boas is called the "father of modern anthropology" for his pioneering work on race, culture and language.
  2. Franz Boas is the key theoretician in this group. (Web site)
  3. Franz Boas is the accepted father of the modern egalitarian school of anthropology. (Web site)
  4. Franz Boas was leading the majority of American anthropologists in the early 20th century.
  5. Franz Boas was certainly not alone in using language in constructing culture, all the while asserting the autonomy of language and culture.

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  1. Columbia had been the home of Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict for many years, and was the central location for the spread of anthropology in America.
  2. Edward Sapir-s synthesis was heavily influenced by Franz Boas- theoretical work.
  3. Franz Boas among the Inuit of Baffin Island 1883-1884: journals and letters.
  4. Franz Boas (1858-1942) - Boas was born in Midden, Westphalia (now part of Germany) and grew up in Germany.
  5. Online exhibition about the Jesup North Pacific Expedition with a brief biography of Franz Boas.


  1. Born in Brooklyn, he was a student of Franz Boas when he earned an M.A. at Columbia University.
  2. In May of 1897, at age 25, Harlan I. Smith accompanied Franz Boas and Livingston Ferrand into the field to the interior of British Columbia.

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  1. The influence that Franz Boas had on Herskovits can be seen in his theoretical approach in cultural anthropology.
  2. Erna Gunther, who was a student of the famous ethnologist Franz Boas, introduced Holm to the already scholarly focused Smith. (Web site)
  3. Anthropological papas written in honor of Franz Boas, pp. (Web site)
  4. One of the first to reject evolutionism was a German-born American anthropologist, Franz Boas. (Web site)
  5. Franz Boas had a major influence during this time period, which is sometimes called the Boasian period. (Web site)


  1. One of the first to reject evolutionism was a German-born American anthropologist, Franz Boas. (Web site)
  2. Margaret Mead's professor, Franz Boas, was the dominant figure in early twentieth-century anthropology. (Web site)
  3. Anthropologists such as Franz Boas and Zora Neale Hurston played crucial roles in the deconstruction of racism.
  4. Under the guidance of Franz Boas, Benedict received her doctorate in 1923 from Columbia, where she remained throughout her career.
  5. She was an important patron of Franz Boas in his early years and she used her wealth and prestige to sponsor his work as well as that of his students. (Web site)


  1. Subsequently, Wissler became interested in the new field of anthropology and associated himself with Franz Boas.
  2. Within the discipline of anthropology authors such as Leslie White championed Morgan's legacy while Franz Boas attacked it.
  3. Although at the same university as Franz Boas, Leslie White missed the founding father of American anthropology altogether.
  4. Franz Boas (1858-1942) was born in Minden, Germany, and grew up in a strongly radicalized environment.
  5. Franz Boas (July 9, 1858-December 22, 1942) was one of the pioneers of modern anthropology and is often called the "Father of American Anthropology". (Web site)

Columbia University

  1. He received his doctorate under Franz Boas at Columbia University in 1901, basing his dissertation on his field work among the Arapaho. (Web site)
  2. He studied Anthropology under Franz Boas, and earned his AB degree from Columbia University in 1902, his AM degree in 1904, and his PhD in 1910. (Web site)
  3. En esta escuela recibió lecciones de antropología y lingüística de Franz Boas. (Web site)
  4. Both Bronislaw Malinowski and Franz Boas used some Radcliffe-Brown---s concepts in their own studies.
  5. A student of Franz Boas at Columbia, the ----d-- -born Radin counted Edward Sapir and Robert Lowie among his classmates. (Web site)


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