Anthropology and Modern Life

Anthropology and Modern Life
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Publisher : Read Books Ltd
Total Pages : 262
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ISBN-10 : 9781473395978
ISBN-13 : 1473395976
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Download or read book Anthropology and Modern Life written by Franz Boas and published by Read Books Ltd. This book was released on 2014-07-07 with total page 262 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1928 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Anthropology and Modern Life' is a work on the study of humans and their lives in various societies. Franz Boas was born on July 9th 1958, in Minden, Westphalia. Even though Boas had a passion the natural sciences, he enrolled at the University at Kiel as an undergraduate in Physics. Boas completed his degree with a dissertation on the optical properties of water, before continuing his studies and receiving his doctorate in 1881. Boas became a professor of Anthropology at Columbia University in 1899 and founded the first Ph.D program in anthropology in America. He was also a leading figure in the creation of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Franz Boas had a long career and a great impact on many areas of study. He died on 21st December 1942.


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