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AnthroLectureNotes - PEOPLE OF THE 19TH CENTURY Tylor 19th cent 1871 Primitiv Culture 1881 Cultural Antrhopology Got sick went to Mexico pyramids

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PEOPLE OF THE 19 TH CENTURY Tylor – 19 th cent – 1871 Primitiv Culture ; 1881 Cultural Antrhopology Got sick, went to Mexico – pyramids couldn’t have been made by degenerates! Rejected degenerates theory Morgan 1818-1881 – Rochester NY Fascinated with Native Americans – still called them “noble savages” Interested in family 1) primitive promiscuity 2) kinship of sorts 3) group marriage 4) loosely organized 5) husband is breadwinner, dominates wife 6) Monogamous family Blind – mailed out questionnaires Evolution of myth and religion 1890 Golden Bow – caused a pandemonium in Britain Boas – holistic view of Anthropology LINGUISTIC, BIOLOGICAL/PHYSICAL, ARCHAEOLOGY, CULTURAL/SOCIO - ~ Linguistics Lacan – French psychoanalyst – early 20 th Imagination – once we think about something real, it changes Language limits Physical/Biological Biological evolution of races Archaeology Look at remains to figure out how they used thigs Socio-Cultural Franz Boas – born in Germany, PhD in physics – moved to NY Brought a more scientific approach to anthropology 1896 – back to NY at Columbia 1899 – first Anthropology professor – 37 years
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ANTH V1002 taught by Professor West during the Spring '06 term at Columbia.

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AnthroLectureNotes - PEOPLE OF THE 19TH CENTURY Tylor 19th cent 1871 Primitiv Culture 1881 Cultural Antrhopology Got sick went to Mexico pyramids

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