Half a Man

Half a Man

by Franz Boas, Mary White Ovington
     
 
This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1911 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Half a Man' is an anthropological work on the status of black people in society. Franz Boas was born on July 9th 1958, in Minden, Westphalia. Even though Boas had a passion the natural sciences, he enrolled at the University at Kiel

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This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in 1911 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Half a Man' is an anthropological work on the status of black people in society. Franz Boas was born on July 9th 1958, in Minden, Westphalia. Even though Boas had a passion the natural sciences, he enrolled at the University at Kiel as an undergraduate in Physics. Boas completed his degree with a dissertation on the optical properties of water, before continuing his studies and receiving his doctorate in 1881. Boas became a professor of Anthropology at Columbia University in 1899 and founded the first Ph.D program in anthropology in America. He was also a leading figure in the creation of the American Anthropological Association (AAA). Franz Boas had a long career and a great impact on many areas of study. He died on 21st December 1942.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781473309463
Publisher:
Read Books Design
Publication date:
07/10/2013
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

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