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Author Freeman, Derek.

Title The fateful hoaxing of Margaret Mead : a historical analysis of her Samoan research / Derek Freeman.

Published Boulder, Colo. ; Oxford : Westview Press, 1999.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.80099613 MEAD/ FREE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 279 p., [11]p. of plates : ill., maps,ports. ; 23 cm.
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-261) and index.
Contents 1. Franz Boas: The "Incorrigible Idealist" -- 2. At Barnard: Studying with Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict -- 3. Funding the Samoan Research Project: A National Research Fellowship -- 4. Professional Researcher Status: A Bishop Museum Associate in Ethnology -- 5. In Honolulu: At the Bishop Museum -- 6. At the U.S. Naval Station, Tutuila, American Samoa -- 7. Ethnological Research in Pago Pago and Vaitogi -- 8. In Manu'a: The First Two Months -- 9. In Manu'a: After the Hurricane -- 10. In Fitiuta: "A Gold Mine, Ethnologically" -- 11. The Ides of March -- 12. Mead's Samoan Fieldwork in Retrospect -- 13. From Pago Pago to New York: Via Paris, London, and Rome -- 14. Coming of Age in Samoa and Boasian Culturalism -- 15. The Mythic Process -- Appendix. From the Correspondence of Franz Boas and Margaret Mead, 1925-1926.
Subject Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978.
Ethnology -- Samoa.
Ethnology -- Fieldwork.
ISBN 0813335604 : No price