Race, Language, and Culture
By Franz Boas
University Of Chicago Press, Paperback, 9780226062419, 668pp.
Publication Date: April 1995
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"Franz Boas is the father of American anthropology and one of the founders of the field of modern anthropology. The book, "Race, Language, and Culture," is a collection of some of his most important essays." David Schneider, University of Chicago
"An exceptional book. Exceptional because it brings into one volume sixty-two papers written by the most influential figure in American anthropology. . . . Exceptional in that it exhibits the wide range of interests and scientific exactness which made it possible for one man to exert such a profound influence on the growing science of anthropology. . . . This is a volume every student of anthropology will wish to possess; it will also have a wide distribution among other students of the social sciences, and all interested in the problems of race." Fay-Cooper Cole, "American Anthropologist "