9780759104600

Totems and Teachers

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  • ISBN13:

    9780759104600

  • ISBN10:

    0759104603

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2003-11-01
  • Publisher: Altamira Pr

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Summary

This classic volume, edited by Sydel Silverman, presents the insiders' reflection of distinguished contemporary anthropologists on nine prominent figures who helped shape the discipline. This is one of few books that traces the theoretical development of anthropology through the lives of the well-known figures who have influenced its historical trajectory.

Author Biography

Sydel Silverman is professor emerita of anthropology at the City University of New York and president emerita of the Wenner-Gren Foundation For Anthropological Research

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Introduction to the first edition (1981) xiii
Franz Boas
1(26)
Alexander Lesser
Alfred L. Kroeber
27(24)
Eric R. Wolf
Paul Radin
51(24)
Stanley Diamond
Bronislaw Malinowski
75(28)
Raymond Firth
Ruth Benedict
103(22)
Sidney W. Mintz
Julian H. Steward
125(26)
Robert F. Murphy
Leslie A. White
151(26)
Robert L. Carneiro
Robert Redfield
177(22)
Eric R. Wolf
Nathaniel Tarn
Margaret Mead
199(26)
Rhoda Metraux
Sydel Silverman
Notes 225(8)
References 233(14)
Index 247

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