Start Reading

The Mind of Primitive Man (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

229 pages3 hours


This landmark collection of lectures reflect Franz Boas’s theories that previous studies of societies—based on criteria of Western observers—were largely subjective; each society and culture is the result of unique historical developments. He also believed there was no such thing as a “pure” race or a superior one.

Read on the Scribd mobile app

Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere.