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Beals, Ralph L. (Ralph Leon) 1901-1985

Overview
Works: 96 works in 413 publications in 1 language and 11,350 library holdings
Genres: Claims  Bibliography  Case studies  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: GN24, 970.3
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Most widely held works about Ralph L Beals
 
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An introduction to anthropology by Ralph L Beals( Book )
93 editions published between 1953 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheran a Sierra Tarascan village by Ralph L Beals( )
40 editions published between 1946 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cheran, situated in west-central Mexico, was one of the most isolated mountain towns until about 1940, when a paved highway connected it with a highway serving Guadalajara and Mexico City. With Cheran poised for rapid modernization, Beals and other anthropologists arrived in 1940 to begin an intensive study of the Tarascan community and its five thousand inhabitants before their lives were inextricably altered by modern life. After two years of gathering data about Cheran geography, agriculture, manufacturing, food use, government, religious ceremonies, fiestas, and general lifeways, Beals published their findings as Publication No. 2 of the Smithsonian Institution's Institute of Social Anthropology. Cheran is a valuable resource for today's anthropologists, providing a solid, empirical foundation for comparison to similar communities and for tests of acculturative theories. This paperback edition contains a follow-up introduction the author wrote in 1973 and a new foreword by George M. Foster that discusses the impact of Beals's groundbreaking work on further studies of Cheran and similar communities
Politics of social research; an inquiry into the ethics and responsibilities of social scientists by Ralph L Beals( Book )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2006 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irredeemable America : the Indians' estate and land claims ( Book )
8 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Concerns cases before the United States Indian Claims Commission
The peasant marketing system of Oaxaca, Mexico by Ralph L Beals( Book )
5 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Social anthropology of Latin America; essays in honor of Ralph Leon Beals ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The contemporary culture of the Cáhita Indians by Ralph L Beals( Book )
2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The comparative ethnology of northern Mexico before 1750 by Ralph L Beals( Book )
12 editions published between 1930 and 1983 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethnology of the western Mixe by Ralph L Beals( Book )
17 editions published between 1945 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Community in transition : Nayón-Ecuador by Ralph L Beals( Book )
12 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
No frontier to learning; the Mexican student in the United States by Ralph L Beals( Book )
7 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Houses and house use of the Sierra Tarascans by Ralph L Beals( Book )
2 editions published in 1944 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethnology of Rocky Mountain National Park the Ute and Arapaho by Ralph L Beals( )
4 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Material culture of the Pima, Papago, and Western Apache with suggestions for museum displays by Ralph L Beals( )
4 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History of Glacier National Park with particular emphasis on the northern development by Ralph L Beals( )
3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Archaeological studies in northeast Arizona : a report on the archaeological work of the Rainbow Bridge-Monument Valley Expedition by Ralph L Beals( Book )
15 editions published between 1945 and 1971 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The aboriginal culture of the Cáhita Indians by Ralph L Beals( Book )
12 editions published between 1943 and 1978 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indian land use and occupancy in California by Ralph L Beals( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Indian occupancy, subsistence, and land use patterns in California by Ralph L Beals( Book )
2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ethnology of the Nisenan by Ralph L Beals( Book )
11 editions published between 1933 and 1990 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Antropolog.
Beals, Ralph L.
Beals, Ralph Larson 1901-
Beals, Ralph Larson 1901-1985
Beals, Ralph Leon 1901-
Beals, Ralph Leon 1901-1985
رالف ل. بيلز، 1901-1985
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English (262)
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