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Franz Boas

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Gearing-Edge: James Teit — An early advocate for First Nations rights
Franz Boas was a German-American anthropologist who was in British Columbia on a field trip. Now fluent in the Thompson language, Teit proved his worth to Boas by explaining to the First Nations in the area that Boas wanted to interview them.
Gladden Lecture by Rafael Ocasio
Rafael Ocasio, Charles A. Dana Professor of Spanish at Agnes Scott College, is a Latin Americanist and a specialist in revolutionary and counter revolutionary Cuban literature. His Gladden Lecture is titled “Franz Boas in Porto Rico: Retention and ...
Our National Scripture
Traditional notions of man had been challenged, particularly by social scientists like Franz Boas and John Dewey, whose relativism was at odds with the traditional notion of a universal human nature.
EU Brexit could have big consequences for a Premier League full of foreign talent
It was a mildly surprising result – eight of the players called upon by The Six appeared in the following year's World Cup final, including Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Müller and Johan Neeskens, but was swiftly forgotten.
Without context, look back at 'father of anthropology' Franz Boas comes up short
Franz Boas is widely hailed as the “Father of American Anthropology.” An immigrant from Germany who first arrived on these shores in the 1880s, he rejected the prevailing belief among Western students of human cultures that there was an evolutionary ...

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