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Franz Boas

German-American anthropologist


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Franz Uri Boas was a German-born American anthropologist and a pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the "Father of American Anthropology". His work is associated with the movements known as Historical Particularism and Cultural Relativism.

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Heidelberg University

Public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Clark University

American private university and liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

University of Bonn

Public research university located in Bonn, Germany

University of Kiel

University in Germany

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Earth Sciences
#514 World Rank