Category: Anthropologists


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Franz Boas: The Shackles of Tradition

By: Dakowski, Bruce and Peter Riviere

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey, Films for the Humanities and Sciences: 1990

Book ID: SCW13159

Condition: Very Good

CF4 - An ex-library VHS video tape in very good condition that has library marking and light wear in very good case that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. This is a title in the publisher's Strangers Abroad series. A documentary film that surveys the beginnings, career, and enduring influence on Anthropology of Franz Boas. This film pays particular attention to Boas' initial exposure to ethnography through his study of the Eskimo culture on Baffin Island while on a mapping expedition at the beginning of his career. Another major section of the film examines Boas' work studying and r... View more info

White African

By: Leakey, L. S. B.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, Shenkman Publishing Company, Inc.: 1966

Book ID: SCW05005

Condition: Good

BI2 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in black and brown illustrated tan and white wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some creasing on the front and back covers at the bottom right corner plus there is a patch (about 1.5"x1") of surface fading on the front from an old label plus some small patches of surface damage on the back from some other labels. An autobiography by one of the most notable anthropologists of the 20th century. This book was originally published in 1936 and recounts the author's early years growing up in Kenya where he was born. Most notable is his initiati... View more info