Published March 1993
by Stosius Inc/Advent Books Division .
Written in English
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"This biography of Cora Du Bois will be of interest to those concerned with the beginnings of the personality and culture school in early American anthropology; with the notable women anthropologists in this school; with the broader history of this anthropology, its central figures and its impact on theory and on fieldwork on both the west and east coasts; and with the history of 5/5(3). This book is also about the development of American anthropology as viewed through the life of one individual. Du Bois studied with Franz Boas, the founder of American anthropology, and with some of his most eminent students — Ruth Benedict, Alfred Kroeber, and Robert Lowie. "This well-documented and well-written book is an interesting account of the lives and works of some of the most influential anthropologists and their own Christian faith, or lack is a welcome contribution to the history of anthropology, and to the growing body of literature that reflects on Christianity's influence on shaping the discipline, and on the complex, often difficult, Cited by: Mead was a cultural anthropologist, and the rise of cultural anthropology is the subject of King’s book. It’s a group biography of Franz Boas, who established cultural anthropology .
Despite being a major site of friction between faith and modern thought, the relationship between anthropology and Christianity has never before been the subject of a book-length study. In this groundbreaking work, Timothy Larsen examines the point where doubt and faith collide with anthropological theory and evidence. An important contribution to the history of the discipline of anthropology Adds to our understanding of the lives and thought of figures whose work has been influential in the field of Religious Studies Discusses eminent anthropologists, such as E. B. Tylor, James Frazer, E. E. The field of anthropology originated in the 19th and 20th century, after which anthropology became a distinguished field of study. Anthropologists are employed by government organizations, non-profit organizations, and educational organizations and may even work at disaster struck areas. As a student of the eminent cultural/psychiatric anthropologist Cora DuBois, Dr. Briggs was a product of "the American tradition of women anthropologists, [which included] Margaret Mead," Dr.
Named Book of the Year by Books and CultureThroughout its entire history, the discipline of anthropology has been perceived as undermining, or even discrediting, Christian faith. Many of its most prominent theorists have been agnostics who assumed that ethnographic findings and theories had discredited religious beliefs. E. B. Named Book of the Year by Books and Culture Throughout its entire history, the discipline of anthropology has been perceived as undermining, or even discrediting, Christian faith. Many of its most prominent theorists have been agnostics who assumed that ethnographic findings and theories had discredited religious beliefs/5(4). In Making Meaningful Lives, Iza Kavedžija provides a rich anthropological account of the lives and concerns of older Japanese women and men. Grounded in years of ethnographic fieldwork at two community centers in Osaka, Kavedžija offers an intimate narrative analysis of the existential concerns of her active, independent subjects. Paul A. Erickson’s most popular book is A History of Anthropological Theory. An Anthropologist Looks At The City by. Refresh and try again. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Anthropological Lives: Biographies of Eminent Anthropologists by.