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Franz Uri Boas (July 9, 1858 – December 21, 1942) was a German-American anthropologist and a pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the "Father of American Anthropology".
Books by Boas
- The Measurement of Differences Between Variable Quantities, New York: The Science Press, 1906.
- The Mind of Primitive Man, 1911, 1938; 3rd edition, 1943.
- Cuestiones fundamentales de antropologia cultural, trans. Susana W. De Ferdkin, Buenos Aires: Ediciones Solar/ Hachette, 1964. (Spanish)
- Handbook of American Indian languages (Vol. 1), Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 40. Washington: Government Print Office (Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology), 1911.
- with John Reed Swanton, Roland Burrage Dixon, William Henry Holmes [etc.], Anthropology in North America, Publisher: New York : G.E. Stechert & Co., 1915
- Primitive Art, 1927 .
- Anthropology and Modern Life, 1928, 1962; new edition, 2004.
- General anthropology, Boston, New York [etc.]: D.C. Heath and Company, 1938.
- Race, Language, and Culture, New York: The Macmillan Company, 1940.
- Race and Democratic Society, New York: Augustin, 1945.
Books on Boas
- George W. Stocking, Jr., (editor), A Franz Boas Reader: The Shaping of American Anthropology, 1883–1911, 1974.