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Before Boas : the genesis of ethnography and ethnology in the German Enlightenment / Han F. Vermeulen.

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Author/Creator:
Vermeulen, Han F., 1952- author.
Publication:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2015]
Series:
Critical studies in the history of anthropology.
Critical studies in the history of anthropology
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (747 p.)
Subjects:
Ethnology -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.
Anthropology -- Germany -- History -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- Germany.
Ethnology -- Philosophy.
Ethnology -- Europe -- History.
Ethnology -- Russia -- History.
Germany -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942 -- Influence.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
"An extensive study of the emergence of ethnology and ethnography, and how theories in Europe and Russia during the eighteenth century experienced a paradigm shift with the work of Franz Boas starting in 1886"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
1. History and Theory of Anthropology and Ethnology : Introduction
2. Theory and Practice : G.W. Leibniz and the Advancement of Science in Russia
3. Enlightenment and Pietism : D.G. Messerschmidt and the Early Exploration of Siberia
4. Ethnography and Empire : G.F. Müller and the Description of Siberian Peoples
5. Anthropology and the Orient : C. Niebuhr and the Danish-German Arabia Expedition
6. From the Field to the Study : A.L. Schlözer and the German Invention of Völkerkunde
7. Anthropology in the German Enlightenment : Plural Approaches to Human Diversity
8. Epilogue: Reception of the German Ethnographic Tradition.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8032-7740-7
OCLC:
911492562
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