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Unformatted text preview: 1. Brain size/ head size has nothing o do w/ race, culture 2. Spoke out against racism, targeting America, a lot 3. The Integration of Cultures [p. 48] 1. Boas’ most consistent held position/ belief = cultures are integrated wholes produced by specific historical processes rather than reflections of universal evolutionary stages 2. Comparative approaches of Morgan & Taylor have 3 flaws: 1. 1. The assumption of unilineal evolution 2. 2. The notion of modern societies as evolutionary survivals 3. 3. The classification of societies based on weak data and inappropriate criteria 3. Anthropology’s primary is “penetrating analysis of a unique culture describing its form, the dynamic reactions of the individual to the culture, and of the culture to the individual” 4. Conclusion [p.50] 1. [nothing]...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2011 for the course ANTH 105 taught by Professor Tankosic during the Winter '09 term at Indiana.
- Winter '09