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The Resource Anthropology and antihumanism in Imperial Germany, by Andrew Zimmerman, (electronic resource)

Anthropology and antihumanism in Imperial Germany, by Andrew Zimmerman, (electronic resource)

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Anthropology and antihumanism in Imperial Germany
Title
Anthropology and antihumanism in Imperial Germany
Statement of responsibility
by Andrew Zimmerman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
With the rise of imperialism, the centuries-old European tradition of humanist scholarship as the key to understanding the world was jeopardized. Nowhere was this more true than in nineteenth-century Germany. It was there, Andrew Zimmerman argues, that the battle lines of today's "culture wars" were first drawn when anthropology challenged humanism as a basis for human scientific knowledge. Drawing on sources ranging from scientific papers and government correspondence to photographs, pamphlets, and police reports of "freak shows," Zimmerman demonstrates how German imperiali
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Zimmerman, Andrew
Dewey number
306/.0943/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Anthropology
  • Humanism
  • Science
  • Humanismo
  • Ciencia
Label
Anthropology and antihumanism in Imperial Germany, by Andrew Zimmerman, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-356) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Exotic spectacles and the global context of German anthropology -- Kultur and kulturkampf: the studia humanitas and the people without history -- Nature and the boundaries of the human: monkeys, monsters, and natural peoples -- Measuring skulls: the social role of the antihumanist -- A German republic of science and a German idea of truth: empiricism and sociability in anthropology -- Anthropological patriotism: the Schulstatistik and the racial composition of Germany -- The secret of primitive accumulation: the political economy of anthropological objects -- Commodities, curiosities, and the display of anthropological objects -- History without humanism: culture-historical anthropology and the triumph of the museum -- Colonialism and the limits of the human: the failure of fieldwork
Control code
ocn593295580
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 364 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226983462
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295580
Label
Anthropology and antihumanism in Imperial Germany, by Andrew Zimmerman, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 329-356) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Exotic spectacles and the global context of German anthropology -- Kultur and kulturkampf: the studia humanitas and the people without history -- Nature and the boundaries of the human: monkeys, monsters, and natural peoples -- Measuring skulls: the social role of the antihumanist -- A German republic of science and a German idea of truth: empiricism and sociability in anthropology -- Anthropological patriotism: the Schulstatistik and the racial composition of Germany -- The secret of primitive accumulation: the political economy of anthropological objects -- Commodities, curiosities, and the display of anthropological objects -- History without humanism: culture-historical anthropology and the triumph of the museum -- Colonialism and the limits of the human: the failure of fieldwork
Control code
ocn593295580
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 364 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780226983462
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)593295580

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