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Boas, Franz

Syllabification: Bo·as, Franz
Pronunciation: /ˈbōˌaz
 
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(1858–1942), US anthropologist; born in Germany. A pioneer of modern anthropology, he developed the linguistic and cultural components of ethnology. His most notable work was Race, Language, and Culture (1940).

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