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8 Cards in this Set

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Jane Goodall
Dr. Leakey
Names v. #s-- bridged gap b/w man and animal
Gombe National Park
-Presence changed natural behavior
-Provided medical treatment to the chimps
-Established trust through feeding stations- interrupted cycle
Claude Levi-Strauss
Structural Anthropology (1959)
Mythologiques (1971)
the logic of myths
the culinary triangle
Structuralism-- always asking why, looking for categories, looking for structure, comparing similar structures, not ethnocentric, not an idealist, studied in San Paulo
Ethnocentric, saw others as savages
-Primitive Economics of the Trobriand Islanders (during WWI, Kula Ring exchange)
-Argonauts of the Western Pacific
throrough descriptions, biased opinions
Used psychology education along with cultural understanding to gain a fuller knowledge of the situation
Founded fundamental procedures for ethnographies
Father of modern social anthropology
worked w/Malinowski
Fieldwork- Andaman Islands (Indian Ocean) and Aborigines in Western Australia
The Mother's Brother in South America
On Joking Relationships
Franz Boas
organized and served at VP on the AAA
Father of American Anthropology
4 fields concept- physical, linguistics, archaeology, cultural
Disapproved of inequalities/ethnocentrism
social v. biological
cranial and linguistic studies
Ruth Benedict
you should know this
personality writ large
Patterns of Culture
Crysanthemum and the Sword
Sir Edward Barnett Tyler
Father of Cultural Anthropology
Primitive Culture 1871
Anthropology 1881
Animism (?)

d/n do his own fieldwork
1.Race can be ignored when examining the development of human nature
2Human development is fully established rarely being degenerated
3.Ignore race when talking about language
4.There is a common element to all languages
5.Religion a window into the development of mind and culture
6.Disagrees with the term "savage"
7.Religion is progressing and evolving
8.Early humans were driven by curiosity
Margaret Mead
Coming of Age in Samoa 1925
Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies, 1935

Derek Freeman published Margaret Mead-- The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth in 1983