This article was first presented informally to a meeting of the History of Science Dinner Club, University of California, Berkeley, in March 1964, and subsequently, in very nearly its present form, to the History of Science Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, and to the Department of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, in October and November, 1965. It is intended in part as sequel to an earlier article in this same journal (Stocking 1963a), and like that article draws on material in a paper presented to the Conference on the History of Anthropology of the Social Science Research Council in 1962 (Stocking 1962). I would like to thank Paul Forman, Roger Hahn, A. I. Hallowell, Dell Hymes, and Sheldon Rothblatt for their stimulus and assistance, and my research assistant, David Nicholas, for his translations of portions of Boas (1889).
Franz Boas and the Culture Concept in Historical Perspective1
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1966 American Anthropological Association
Volume 68, Issue 4, pages 867–882, August 1966
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STOCKING, G. W. (1966), Franz Boas and the Culture Concept in Historical Perspective. American Anthropologist, 68: 867–882. doi: 10.1525/aa.1966.68.4.02a00010
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