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Excluded ancestors, inventible traditions : essays toward a more inclusive history of anthropology /

History-making can be used both to bolster and to contest the legitimacy of established institutions and canons. Excluded Ancestors, Inventible Traditions seeks to widen the anthropological past and, in doing so, to invigorate contemporary anthropological practice. In the past decade, anthropologist...

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Other Authors: Handler, Richard, 1950-
Format: eBook
Language: English
Published: Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, ℗♭2000.
Series: History of anthropology ; v. 9.
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Table of Contents:
  • Occult truths: race, conjecture, and theosophy in Victorian anthropology / Peter Pels
  • Research, reform, and racial uplift: the mission of the Hampton Folk-Lore Society, 1893-1899 / Lee D. Baker
  • Working for a Canadian sense of place(s): the role of landscape painters in Marius Barbeau's ethnology / Frances M. Slaney
  • Charlotte Gower and the subterranean history of anthropology / Maria Lepowsky
  • "Do good, young man": Sol Tax and the world mission of liberal democratic anthropology / George W. Stocking, Jr.
  • "In the immediate vicinity a world has come to an end": Lucie Varga as an ethnographer of national socialism; a retrospective review essay / Ronald Stade.