Franz Boas: Biography and Contributions ( Cultural Relativism)

German-American Anthropologist Franz Boas is best known for his contributions on ‘cultural relativism’ and the re-organisation of American Anthropology.  He specifically explored the cultural and linguistic features of the native North American societies. Franz Boas: Life History (1858- 1942) Born on July 9, 1858, in Westphalia, Franz Boas grew up as a liberal and intellectually … Read more

10 Best Anthropology Books for Beginners

Read this article to know about 10 best Anthropology books for beginners! American Anthropological Association, AAA, calls anthropology ‘the study of what makes us human’. It is the discipline which explores the rise and fall of human civilizations. It tries to understand the cultural development and biological evolvement of homo sapiens from a variety of … Read more