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Bo·as

 (bō′ăz), Franz 1858-1942.
German-born American anthropologist who emphasized the systematic analysis of culture and language structures and who advocated in-depth field study and a nonjudgmental approach toward the cultures being studied.

Boas

(ˈbəʊæz; German ˈboːas)
n
(Biography) Franz (frants). 1858–1942, US anthropologist, born in Germany. He made major contributions to cultural and linguistic anthropology in studies of North American Indians, including The Mind of Primitive Man (1911; 1938)

Bo•as

(ˈboʊ æz)

n.
Franz, 1858–1942, U.S. anthropologist, born in Germany.
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