Alfred Kroeber

Also found in: Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to Alfred Kroeber: Franz Boas
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Alfred Kroeber - United States anthropologist noted for his studies of culture (1876-1960)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Le Guin had a noble pedigree for such a perspective, as the daughter of two explorers of human cultures, the pioneering anthropologist Alfred Kroeber and the writer Theodora Kroeber.
Entre os participantes dessa controversia estao Leslie White e Alfred Kroeber. White, segundo Sahlins, defende que a Historia esta voltada para o estudo de "sequencias unicas de eventos localizados no tempo e espaco"; (28) enquanto a evolucao se refere a progressao de formas culturais diferentes.
From 1911 to 1914, Thomas Waterman and his boss Alfred Kroeber repeatedly pressed Ishi to make a return trip to Deer Creek Canyon so both anthropologists could study Ishi in his native environment.
He uses Alfred Kroeber's early twentieth-century observations of Yurok law to support the idea that the Yurok are representative of a system which considered crimes to be offenses against individuals, rather than against the larger society (174).
This was the domain of Alfred Kroeber, a historic figure in the history of a discipline forming in the Boasian tradition.
Du Bois rejected the Columbia Boasians--although she always remained friendly with Benedict--by leaving New York to do her graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley, where she studied with Boas students Alfred Kroeber and Robert Lowie.
A treaty between these two tribes was signed in 1958 by Alfred Kroeber, then president of the American Anthropological Association, and Talcott Parsons, then president of the American Sociological Association.
In 1952, Alfred Kroeber and Clyde Kluckhohn compiled a list of 164 definitions of "culture" in Culture: A Critical Review of Concepts and Definitions.
In reference to biographer Theodora Kroeber's account of Ishi's release from jail into the hands of Alfred Kroeber and his museum staff, Louis Owens has this to say: