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Author Stocking, George W., 1928-

Title Race, culture, and evolution : essays in the history of anthropology : with a new preface / George W. Stocking, Jr.

Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1982.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  306 STOC    AVAILABLE
Edition Phoenix ed.
Physical description xxviii, 380 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes Reprint. Originally published : New York : Free Press, c1968.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents On the limits of "presentism" and "historicism" in the historiography of the behavioral sciences -- French anthropology in 1800 -- The persistence of polygenist thought in post-Darwinian anthropology -- Matthew Arnold, E.B. Tylor, and the uses of invention -- "Cultural Darwinism" and "philosophical idealism" in E.B. Tylor -- The dark-skinned savage, the image of primitive man in evolutionary anthropology -- From physics to ethnology -- The critique of racial formalism -- Franz Boas and the culture concept in historical perspective -- Lamarckianism in American social science, 1890-1915 -- The scientific reaction against cultural anthropology, 1917-1920.
Subject Anthropology -- History.
ISBN 0226774945 (pbk.)