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Scholars amid squalor (1988)


Description In 1897, the American Museum of Natural History launched an investigation into the relationship between the peoples of northeastern Asia and northwestern North America. The six-year venture involved fieldwork among the principal tribes of those regions, and was funded by museum president Morris K. Jessup (1830-1908). Franz Boas directed the project.

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Authors & Contributors
American Museum of Natural History
Mitman, Gregg A.
Freed, Ruth S.
Williamson, Laila
Freed, Stanley A.
Bal, Mieke
Isis: International Review Devoted to the History of Science and Its Cultural Influences
Critical Inquiry
Museum Studies Journal
Asclepio: Archivo Iberoamericano de Historia de la Medicina
Museum History Journal
History of Science
University of Washington
State University of New York at Buffalo
University of Wisconsin at Madison
University of Nebraska Press
Natural history
Science and society
Boas, Franz
Osborn, Henry Fairfield
Noble, Gladwyn Kingsley
Burden, William Douglas
Knight, Charles Robert
Laughlin, Harry Hamilton
Time Periods
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
20th century, late
North America: United States; Canada
United States
American Museum of Natural History, New York
Natural History Museum (London, England)
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris
Field Museum of Natural History
University of Nebraska
Columbia University

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