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The Resource Anthropology and the racial politics of culture, Lee D. Baker

Anthropology and the racial politics of culture, Lee D. Baker

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Anthropology and the racial politics of culture
Title
Anthropology and the racial politics of culture
Statement of responsibility
Lee D. Baker
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture, Lee D. Baker examines theories of race and culture developed by American anthropologists during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth. He investigates the role that ethnologists played in creating a racial politics of culture in which Indians had a culture worthy of preservation and exhibition while African Americans did not. Baker argues that the concept of culture developed by ethnologists to understand American Indian languages and customs in the nineteenth century formed the basis of the anthropological concept of race eventually used to confront "the Negro problem" in the twentieth century. As he explores the implications of anthropology's different approaches to African Americans and Native Americans, and the field's different but overlapping theories of race and culture, Baker delves into the careers of prominent anthropologists and ethnologists, including James Mooney Jr., Frederic W. Putnam, Daniel G. Brinton, and Franz Boas. His analysis takes into account not only scientific societies, journals, museums, and universities, but also the development of sociology in the United States, African American and Native American activists and intellectuals, philanthropy, the media, and government entities from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the Supreme Court."--Publisher's description
Cataloging source
NcD/DLC
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1966-
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Baker, Lee D.
Dewey number
305.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN320
LC item number
.B25 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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(2005 :
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American Association of Physical Anthropologists
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  • Race
  • Culture
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Race
  • Culture
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
Label
Anthropology and the racial politics of culture, Lee D. Baker
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Chiefly papers presented at a symposium held at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Research, reform, and racial uplift
  • Fabricating the authentic and the politics of the real
  • Race, relevance, and Daniel G. Brinton's ill-fated bid for prominence
  • The cult of Franz Boas and his "conspiracy" to destroy the white race
Control code
456977435
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 277 pages
Isbn
9780822346869
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009041447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)456977435
Label
Anthropology and the racial politics of culture, Lee D. Baker
Publication
Note
Chiefly papers presented at a symposium held at the American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) annual meeting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 2005
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Research, reform, and racial uplift
  • Fabricating the authentic and the politics of the real
  • Race, relevance, and Daniel G. Brinton's ill-fated bid for prominence
  • The cult of Franz Boas and his "conspiracy" to destroy the white race
Control code
456977435
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiv, 277 pages
Isbn
9780822346869
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009041447
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)456977435

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