By Lee D. Baker
Baker argues that the idea that of tradition constructed through ethnologists to appreciate American Indian languages and customs within the 19th century shaped the foundation of the anthropological idea of race ultimately used to confront “the Negro challenge” within the 20th century. As he explores the consequences of anthropology’s various ways to African american citizens and local american citizens, and the field’s diversified yet overlapping theories of race and tradition, Baker delves into the careers of widespread anthropologists and ethnologists, together with James Mooney Jr., Frederic W. Putnam, Daniel G. Brinton, and Franz Boas. His research takes into consideration not just medical societies, journals, museums, and universities, but in addition the advance of sociology within the usa, African American and local American activists and intellectuals, philanthropy, the media, and executive entities from the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the splendid courtroom. In Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture, Baker tells how anthropology has either spoke back to and contributed to shaping rules approximately race and tradition within the usa, and the way its rules were appropriated (and misappropriated) to wildly diversified ends.
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Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture by Lee D. Baker