By Lee D. Baker
Baker argues that the idea that of tradition built through ethnologists to appreciate American Indian languages and customs within the 19th century shaped the root of the anthropological inspiration of race finally used to confront “the Negro challenge” within the 20th century. As he explores the results of anthropology’s diverse methods to African americans and local american citizens, and the field’s diverse yet overlapping theories of race and tradition, Baker delves into the careers of famous anthropologists and ethnologists, together with James Mooney Jr., Frederic W. Putnam, Daniel G. Brinton, and Franz Boas. His research takes under consideration not just clinical societies, journals, museums, and universities, but additionally the improvement of sociology within the usa, African American and local American activists and intellectuals, philanthropy, the media, and govt entities from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the very best court docket. In Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture, Baker tells how anthropology has either answered to and assisted in shaping principles approximately race and tradition within the usa, and the way its rules were appropriated (and misappropriated) to wildly diverse ends.
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Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture by Lee D. Baker