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Title Indigenous visions : rediscovering the world of Franz Boas / edited by Ned Blackhawk and Isaiah Lorado Wilner.

Published New Haven : Yale University Press, [2018]


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Physical description 1 online resource (xxii, 387 pages) : illustrations.
Series The Henry Roe Cloud series on American Indians and modernity.
Henry Roe Cloud series on American Indians and modernity.
Notes Outgrowth of an interdisciplinary conference in commemoration of the centennial of the publication of Franz Boas's The mind of primitive man, held September 15-17, 2011, at Yale University. (Page vii)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part one. Origins and erasures : the emergence of a Boasian circle. 1. Transformation masks : recollecting the indigenous origins of global consciousness / Isaiah Lorado Wilner ; 2. Franz Boas in Africana philosophy / Lewis R. Gordon ; 3. Expressive enlightenment : subjectivity and solidarity in Daniel Garrison Brinton, Franz Boas, and Carlos Montezuma / Ryan Carr ; 4. "Culture" crosses the Atlantic : the German sources of The mind of primitive man / Harry Liebersohn -- Part two. Worlds of enlightenment : Boasian thought as process and practice. 5. Rediscovering the world of Franz Boas : anthropology, equality/diversity, and world peace / James Tully ; 6. Of two minds about minding language in culture / Michael Silverstein ; 7. Why white people love Franz Boas; or, The grammar of indigenous dispossession / Audra Simpson -- Part three. Routes of race : the transnational networks of ethnicity. 8. Utter confusion and contradiction : Franz Boas and the problem of human complexion / Martha Hodes ; 9. The death of William Jones : Indian, anthropologist, murder victim / Kiana M. Vigil ; 10. Woman on the verge of a cultural breakdown : Zora Neale Hurston in Haiti and the racial privilege of Boasian relativism / Eve Dunbar ; 11. "A new Indian intelligentsia" : Archie Phinney and the search for a radical Native American modernity / Benjamin Balthaser -- Part four. Boasiana : the global flow of the culture concept. 12. The river of salvation flows through Africa : Edward Wilmot Blyden, Raphael Armattoe, and the redemption of the culture concept / Sean Hanretta ; 13. A two-headed thinker : Rüdiger Bilden, Gilberto Freyre, and the reinvention of Brazilian identity / Maria Lúcia Pallares-Burke ; 14. Seeing like an Inca : Julio C. Tello, indigenous archaeology, and pre-Columbian trepanation in Peru / Christopher Heaney -- List of contributors -- Index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. New York Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author Blackhawk, Ned, editor.
Wilner, Isaiah Lorado, editor.
JSTOR (Organization)
Subject Boas, Franz, 1858-1942.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 -- Influence.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942. Mind of primitive man.
Indigenous peoples -- Social conditions.
Indian intellectuals.
Indigenous peoples -- Ethnic identity.
Indians -- Ethnic identity.
Cultural pluralism.
Ethnology -- History -- 20th century.
Anthropology -- History -- 20th century.
Local series JSTOR
ISBN 9780300235678 (electronic bk.)
0300235674 (electronic bk.)