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Published: 10 February 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392699-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9269-9
Published: 01 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... Franz Boas Clark Wissler American Museum of Natural History culture areas culture concept ...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... This chapter deals with the fate of museum anthropology in America following Franz Boas’s move from the American Museum of Natural History to Columbia University in 1905. As a case study of the American Museum of Natural History under Boas’s successor and former student, Clark Wissler...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... of anthropological assemblages. The nature and operations of such assemblages are illustrated by means of four case studies: Baldwin Spencer’s exhibition in 1901 of the evolution of the Aboriginal throwing stick to the boomerang at the National Museum of Victoria, the life group that Franz Boas arranged for the Hall...