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Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean) 1895-1963

Overview
Works: 428 works in 1,354 publications in 5 languages and 27,634 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Collector, Author of introduction, Other, Contributor
Classifications: GN400, 572.96
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Most widely held works about Melville J Herskovits
 
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Most widely held works by Melville J Herskovits
The myth of the Negro past by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
71 editions published between 1941 and 2005 in English and French and held by 2,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The human factor in changing Africa by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
60 editions published between 1958 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focussing on the problems of change and resistance to change that mark the African sub-continent, this book examines Africa's place in the world from earliest times. It considers the nature of its peoples in their prehistoric development, the ways in which their cultures were oriented, and the ways in which these cultures guided their reactions to European ideas. It also assesses the human responses to industrial, technological and economic changes and the re-discovery by the Africans of African culture. Originally published in 1962
Man and his works; the science of cultural anthropology by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
95 editions published between 1947 and 1995 in 4 languages and held by 1,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Economic anthropology; a study in comparative economics by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
67 editions published between 1952 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author establishes a unity between the disciplines of the anthropologist and the economist and explores the problem of production, exchange, distribution, the theory of value, the nature of money, the problems of specialization, and other aspects of the nonliterate society
Continuity and change in African cultures by William Russell Bascom( Book )
38 editions published between 1958 and 1975 in English and held by 1,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cultural anthropology by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
42 editions published between 1955 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A survey of the whole field of anthropology
The American Negro; a study in racial crossing by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
31 editions published between 1928 and 1985 in English and held by 1,038 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The New World Negro; selected papers in Afroamerican studies by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
23 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Acculturation: the study of culture contact by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
24 editions published between 1937 and 1958 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The influence of culture on visual perception by Marshall H Segall( Book )
13 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cultural relativism; perspectives in cultural pluralism by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
15 editions published between 1972 and 1973 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Life in a Haitian Valley by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
41 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Study of native life in the valley of Mirebalais
Dahomean narrative; a cross-cultural analysis by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
25 editions published between 1958 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Economic transition in Africa by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
20 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and German and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Franz Boas; the science of man in the making by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
15 editions published between 1953 and 1973 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dahomey, an ancient West African kingdom by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
28 editions published between 1938 and 1996 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trinidad village by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
21 editions published between 1947 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The anthropometry of the American Negro by Melville J Herskovits( Book )
27 editions published between 1930 and 1987 in English and held by 602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Melville J. Herskovits by George Eaton Simpson( Book )
5 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aspects of primitive art by Robert Redfield( Book )
6 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Herkovits, M. J.
Herkovits, Melville J.
Herkovits, Melville Jean 1895-1963
Herskovits, M. J.
Herskovits, M.J. 1895-1963
Herskovits, M. J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
Herskovits, Melville
Herskovits, Melville 1895-1963
Herskovits, Melville Jean.
Herskovits, Melville Jean 1895-1963
Herskovitz, Melville J.
Herskovitz, Melville J. 1895-1963
Herskovitz, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963.
Languages
English (612)
French (36)
Spanish (33)
Portuguese (5)
German (1)
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