Franz Boas and Unilineal Evolution

Essay specific features

 

Issue:

Philosophy

 

Written by:

Valerie F

 

Date added:

February 20, 2015

 

Level:

University

 

Grade:

C

 

No of pages / words:

2 / 284

 

Was viewed:

2676 times

 

Rating of current essay:

 
Essay content:

(Moore 1996) He claimed the "primal" or "civilized" theory was untrue, showing that primitive cultures have the same amount of history and were just as developed as the proposed civilized societies. He considered the research done by these previous anthropologists ethnocentric and therefore non-scientific...
displayed 300 characters

Custom written essay

All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $11.99/page

Order custom paper

Full essays database

You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month

Buy database access

Order custom writing paper now!

  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assignment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!

Get a price guote

 
 

He considered the research done by these previous anthropologists ethnocentric and therefore non-scientific. Through participant observation Franz Boas developed the theory of Historical Particularism. Under this assumption Boaz said that each culture has their own distinctive, historical, growth process and this can only be comprehendible by its particular societal context...
displayed next 300 characters

General issues of this essay:

Related essays: