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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 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 previewThe Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science (2004)

by W. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff

Alfred Kroeber and Clyde Kluckhohn, in “Culture: A Critical Review of Concepts and Definitions,” concluded by suggesting that many definitions contained “ patterns, explicit and implicit, of or for behavior transmitted by symbols, constituting the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Issues Today (2013)

by Russell M. Lawson

As noted anthropologist Alfred Kroeber wrote, the MuwekmaOhlones were metaphorically “extinct,” although they had been living in the Bay area. Nor has the BIA recognized them as a historical tribe. For these reasons, some relocatees did ...

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