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Record #210405:

The Franz Boas enigma: Inuit, Arctic and sciences / Ludger Müller-Wille ; foreword by Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt.

Title: The Franz Boas enigma: Inuit, Arctic and sciences / Ludger Müller-Wille ; foreword by Rosemary Lévy Zumwalt.
Author(s): Müller-Wille, Ludger.
Zumwalt, Rosemary Lévy,
Date: 2014.
Publisher: Montreal: Baraka
Abstract: Assesses career of Franz Boas, and his particular influence on development of anthropology of North American Arctic. Stresses importance of Boas's personal background and academic achievements as German Jew. Asserts that his publications in German on Inuit and Arctic as related to environmental and geographical issues are seminal to his academic influence, and notes that these writings have remained largely neglected in English-speaking world.
Notes:

Reviewed in Northern Review, 2014, 38 : 297-299.

Keywords: 325 -- Colonisation.
39 -- Ethnography: Inuit.
92 -- Biographies: Boas, Franz.
93"188" -- 1880-1889.
93"189" -- 1890-1899.
93"19" -- Twentieth century.
X -- Biographies and obituaries.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*40) -- North American Arctic.
(73) -- United States.
Location(s): SCO: SPRI-SHF: 92[Boas, F.][2014]
ISBN: 9781771860017
SPRI record no.: 210405

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