Alfred Louis Kroeber
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- United States anthropologist noted for his studies of culture (1876-1960)
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Alfred Louis Kroeber a.k.a. Alfred L. Kroeber: Alfred Louis Kroeber was an American cultural anthropologist. He received his Ph.D. under Franz Boas at Columbia University in 1901, the first doctorate in anthropology awarded by Columbia. He was also the first professor appointed to the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley. He played an integral role in the early days of its Museum of Anthropology, where he served as Director from 1909 through 1947. Kroeber provided detailed information about Ishi, the last surviving member of the Yahi people, whom he studied over a period of years. He was the father of the acclaimed novelist, poet, and writer of short stories Ursula K. Le Guin.
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Encyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)
FIVE-VOLUME SET by H. James Birx
ALFRED LOUIS KROEBER Cultural anthropologist Alfred ...
An Encyclopedia of the American Mosaic by Charles A. Gallagher, Cameron D. Lippard
Alfred Louis Kroeber labeled culture “superorganic.” According to this view, while culture may in some ways be a product of human society, the individuals that make up a society cannot be the object of an analysis of culture. Culture gains its ...
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