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A pioneer of modern anthropology, Franz Boas introduced the concept of cultural relativism, arguing that all human groups have evolved equally but in different ways that resulted from historic conditions rather than genetic factors. This profoundly influential 1927 study analyzes in clear and simple language the fundamental traits of primitive art, examining the symbolism and style of objects and of literature, music, and dance. Boas draws primarily upon his extensive fieldwork among the Indians of the American Northwest Coast, in addition to referencing artifacts and customs from throughout the Americas, Africa, and the South Pacific. More than 323 photographs, drawings, and diagrams of totem poles, baskets, masks, and other decorated items illustrate this much-studied and ever-vital work.

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This influential 1927 study--written in accessible language by a pioneer of anthropology--examines the symbolism and style of artifacts, literature, and music. Richly illustrated with more than 323 photos and drawings, it draws primarily upon the author's fieldwork among the Indians of the Pacific Northwest.

Synopsis:

This influential 1927 study examines the symbolism and style of artifacts, literature, and music. Richly illustrated with more than 323 photos and drawings from the Indians of the Pacific Northwest.

Synopsis:

This profoundly influential 1927 study analyzes the fundamental traits of primitive art, examining the symbolism and style of objects and of literature, music, and dance. Features more than 323 photographs, drawings, and diagrams of totem poles, baskets, masks, and other decorated items from the Indians of the American Northwest Coast.

Synopsis:

America's foremost anthropologist surveys textiles, ceramics, woodcarving, basketry, metalwork, etc. All areas of world, but very full on Northwest Coast Indians. More than 350 illustrations of baskets, boxes, totem poles, weapons, etc.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486200255
Author:
Boas, Franz
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Anthropology
Subject:
Native American
Subject:
Fine Arts
Subject:
Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
History - Prehistoric
Subject:
Folk literature
Subject:
Art, primitive
Subject:
General Social Science
Subject:
History - Prehistoric & Primitive
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19550601
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
378
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.95 lb

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Product details 378 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486200255 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This influential 1927 study--written in accessible language by a pioneer of anthropology--examines the symbolism and style of artifacts, literature, and music. Richly illustrated with more than 323 photos and drawings, it draws primarily upon the author's fieldwork among the Indians of the Pacific Northwest.

"Synopsis" by ,
This influential 1927 study examines the symbolism and style of artifacts, literature, and music. Richly illustrated with more than 323 photos and drawings from the Indians of the Pacific Northwest.

"Synopsis" by ,
This profoundly influential 1927 study analyzes the fundamental traits of primitive art, examining the symbolism and style of objects and of literature, music, and dance. Features more than 323 photographs, drawings, and diagrams of totem poles, baskets, masks, and other decorated items from the Indians of the American Northwest Coast.

"Synopsis" by , America's foremost anthropologist surveys textiles, ceramics, woodcarving, basketry, metalwork, etc. All areas of world, but very full on Northwest Coast Indians. More than 350 illustrations of baskets, boxes, totem poles, weapons, etc.
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