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by Robert H. Lowie

Author: Robert H. Lowie
Subcategory: Social Sciences
Language: English
Publisher: Ams Pr Inc (June 1, 1980)
Pages: 308 pages
Category: Politics
Rating: 4.7
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Myths and Traditions of . .has been added to your Cart. Robert H. Lowie studied anthropology with Franz Boas at Columbia University, did fieldwork among the western Indian tribes from 1906 to 1931, and taught at the University of California, Berkeley, for three decades.

Beginning in 1907, the anthropologist Robert H. Lowie visited the Crow Indians at their reservation in Montana. He listened to tales that for many generations had been told around campfires in winter. They were originally published in 1918 in an Anthropological Paper by the American Museum of Natural History.

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Home Browse Books Book details, Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians. Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians. Toward the close of his field survey of Canadian Plains Indians in the summer of 1907, the young anthropologist Robert H. Lowie received additional instructions from Clark Wissler, curator at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Lowie was to pay a short visit to the Crow Indians of south-central Montana. Twenty four years old and still a graduate student at Columbia University, Lowie was actually experiencing his second fieldwork with Indians.

In his book The German People, Lowie took a cautious approach and stressed his ignorance . Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians (1918).

In his book The German People, Lowie took a cautious approach and stressed his ignorance of what was going on in his country of origin at this time. Once the war ended, Lowie made several short trips to Germany. Lowie influenced the discipline of social anthropology through his use of a system to distinguish kinship relationships: he identified four main systems, which differed based on the names of the relatives of the first ascending generation, . the parent generation. His Classification Scheme was slightly modified by George P. Murdock by dividing one of Lowie's four systems into a further three types.

Myths and traditions of the Crow Indians. 1 2 3 4 5. Want to Read. Are you sure you want to remove Myths and traditions of the Crow Indians from your list? Myths and traditions of the Crow Indians. by Lowie, Robert Harry. Includes bibliographical references. Lowie visited the Crow Indians at their reservation in.They were originally published in 1918 in an Anthropological Paper by the American Museum of Natural History

Beginning in 1907, the anthropologist Robert H. Myths and Traditions of the Crow Indians is now reprinted with a new introduction by Peter Nabokov.