By Regna Darnell, Frederic W. Gleach
Histories of Anthropology Annual promotes different views at the discipline's heritage inside a world context. serious, comparative, analytical, and narrative reports concerning all points and subfields of anthropology can be incorporated, besides reports and shorter pieces. This inaugural quantity bargains insightful appears to be like on the careers, lives, and impression of anthropologists and others, together with Herbert Spencer, Frederick Starr, Mark Hanna Watkins, Leslie White, and Jacob Ezra Thomas. issues during this quantity contain anti-imperialism, racism in Guatemala, the learn of peasants, the Carnegie establishment, Mayan archaeology and espionage, chilly warfare anthropology, African reports, and tribal museums.
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What, then? The bottom line in my view is that Starr was an antiimperialist. His public stances for noninvolvement in the Philippines and in Mexico, for giving Liberia a chance, and for other similar causes were not isolated occasions but a steady aspect of his middle and late career, and these stances were taken minimally at the cost of public opprobrium and accusations of being unpatriotic. But more than that, Starr was an anti–Great Power imperialist. For all the discussion of his Congo ‘‘inconsistency,’’ little note has been taken of the clearly stated assumptions behind his position.
40), the second of his term as president, Vannevar Bush eloquently expresses this doubling of universal good and good of/for nation in the following manner: The urge to do something for humanity, by improving its knowledge of its environment, is so allied to the urge to do something deﬁnite to protect one’s country from aggression that all scientiﬁc effort responds to the stimulus. This is one of the reasons why fundamental scientiﬁc advance, and in fact basic intellectual accomplishment of many kinds, is often accelerated rather than retarded by national stress.
Histories of Anthropology Annual, Volume 1 by Regna Darnell, Frederic W. Gleach