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Anthropology has reached that point of development where the careful investigation of facts shakes our firm belief in the far-reaching theories that have been built up. The complexity of each phenomenon dawns on our minds, and makes us desirous of proceeding more cautiously. Heretofore we have seen the features common to all human thought


Facial paintings of the Indians of northern British Columbia (ed. Ams Pr Inc, 1975)

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Anthropology has reached that point of development where the careful investigation of facts shakes our firm belief in the far-reaching theories that...

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Anthropology has reached that point of development where the careful investigation of facts shakes our firm belief in the far-reaching theories that...

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Anthropology has reached that point of development where the careful investigation of facts shakes our firm belief in the far-reaching theories that...

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Anthropology has reached that point of development where the careful investigation of facts shakes our firm belief in the far-reaching theories that...