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Alfred Kroeber

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  1. United States anthropologist noted for his studies of culture (1876-1960)

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Google previewCompanion Encyclopedia of Archaeology (2002)

by Graeme Barker

points out, Durkheim's theories pre-empted the thinking of several American social anthropologists, notably Alfred Kroeber and Leslie White , while the influence upon the sociologist Talcott Parsons is well documented.

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Human Geography (2009)

A 12-Volume Set

Ofthese, Alfred Kroeber (1876– 1960) had a significant impact on the creation of the Berkeley tradition andsubsequently on ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Historical Archaeology (2002)

by Charles E. Orser Jnr

Despite the efforts ofFranzBoasand Alfred Kroeber to understand each culture initsown uniquecontext, Morgan's rigid evolutionary views concerning culture history lingered well into the second half of the twentieth century. The followers of ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of Africa and the Middle East: An Encyclopedia (2011)

An Encyclopedia by John A. Shoup III

The idea was further developed by American anthropologists Clark Wissler and Alfred Kroeber. However, it would be one of Kroeber's students, Julian Steward, who developed the idea into the theory of cultural ecology. Cultural ecology looks ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change (2008)

by S. George Philander

However, whereas Alfred Kroeber notably represented the latter paradigm, determinism saw two different perspectives. Environmental determinism understands culture as determined by nature, while cultural determinism, represented by ...

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