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Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology

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  1. The Enigma of Max Gluckman
    The Enigma of Max Gluckman examines one of the most influential British anthropologists of the twentieth century. South African–born Max Gluckman was the founder of what became known as the Manchester School of social anthropology,... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2018
    Hardback | £61.00
  2. Race Experts
    In Race Experts Linda Kim examines the complicated and ambivalent role played by sculptor Malvina Hoffman in TheRaces of Mankind series created for the Chicago Field Museum in 1930. Although Hoffman had training in fine arts... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2018
    Hardback | £46.00
  3. Declared Defective
    Declared Defective is the anthropological history of an outcaste community and a critical reevaluation of The Nam Family, written in 1912 by Arthur Estabrook and Charles Davenport, leaders of the early twentieth-century eugenics... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2018
    Hardback | £46.00
  4. Glory, Trouble, and Renaissance at the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology
    Glory, Trouble, and Renaissance at the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology chronicles the seminal contributions, tumultuous history, and recent renaissance of the Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology (RSPM). The only archaeology... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2018
    Hardback | £38.00
  5. Theodore E. White and the Development of Zooarchaeology in North America
    Theodore E. White and the Development of Zooarchaeology in North America illuminates the researcher and his lasting contribution to a field that has largely ignored him in its history. The few brief histories of North American... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2016
    Hardback | £42.00
  6. An Asian Frontier
    In the nineteenth century the predominant focus of American anthropology centered on the native peoples of North America, and most anthropologists would argue that Korea during this period was hardly a cultural area of great anthropological... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2016
    Hardback | £57.00
  7. American Antiquities
    Writing the history of American archaeology, especially concerning eighteenth- and nineteenth-century arguments, is not always as straightforward as it might seem. Archaeology’s trajectory from an avocation to a semi-profession... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 2015
    Hardback | £57.00
  8. Before Boas
    The history of anthropology has been written from multiple viewpoints, often from perspectives of gender, nationality, theory, or politics. Before Boas delves deeper into issues concerning anthropology’s academic origins... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2015
    Hardback | £57.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  9. Cora Du Bois
    Although Cora Du Bois began her life in the early twentieth century as a lonely and awkward girl, her intellect and curiosity propelled her into a remarkable life as an anthropologist and diplomat in the vanguard of social and... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2015
    Hardback | £29.99
  10. Homo Imperii
    It is widely assumed that the “nonclassical” nature of the Russian empire and its equally “nonclassical” modernity made Russian intellectuals immune to the racial obsessions of Western Europe and the United States. Homo... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2013
    Hardback | £57.00
  11. Racial Science in Hitler's New Europe, 1938-1945
    In Racial Science in Hitler’s New Europe, 1938–1945, international scholars examine the theories of race that informed the legal, political, and social policies aimed against ethnic minorities in Nazi-dominated Europe. The... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2013
    Paperback | £38.00
  12. American Anthropology and Company
    In American Anthropology and Company, linguist and sociologist Stephen O. Murray explores the connections between anthropology, linguistics, sociology, psychology, and history, in broad-ranging essays on the history of anthropology... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2013
    Hardback | £50.00
  13. Cultural Negotiations
    This meticulously researched reference work documents the role of women who contributed to the development of Americanist archaeology from 1865 to 1940. Between the Civil War and World War II, many women went into anthropology... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2013
    Hardback | £50.00
  14. Contributions to Ojibwe Studies
    From 1930 to 1940, A. Irving Hallowell, a professor of anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania, made repeated summer fieldwork visits to Lake Winnipeg, Manitoba, and to the Ojibwe community at Berens River on the lake’s... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 2010
    Paperback | £38.00
  15. Excavating Nauvoo
    This detailed study of the excavation and restoration of the city of Nauvoo, Illinois, takes readers back to the roots of historical archaeology. Beginning in the 1960s, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2010
    Hardback | £38.00
    Paperback | £22.99
  16. Ephraim George Squier and the Development of American Anthropology
    Ephraim George Squier and the Development of American Anthropology is an intellectual biography of Ephraim Squier (1821–88) and his contributions to the development of the nascent disciplines of archaeology and anthropology.... Learn More
    Published: 1st July 2009
    Paperback | £22.99
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