The Basis of Social Relations: A Study in Ethnic Psychology

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G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1902 - Ethnopsychology - 204 pages

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Page 207 - The following volumes are in preparation : Meteors and Comets. By Professor CA YOUNG, Princeton University. The Measurement of the Earth. By Professor CT MENDENHALL, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, formerly Superintendent of the US Coast and Geodetic Survey. The History of Science.
Page 206 - Earth Sculpture ; or, The Origin of Land-Forms. By JAMES GEIKIE, LL.D., DCL, FRS, etc., Murchison Professor of Geology and Mineralogy in the University of Edinburgh ; author of " The Great Ice Age,
Page 4 - If it may be doubted whether beasts compound and enlarge their ideas that way to any degree; this, I think, I may be positive in, — that the power of abstracting is not at all in them; and that the having of general ideas is that which puts a perfect distinction betwixt man and brutes, and is an excellency which the faculties of brutes do by no means attain to.
Page 206 - A timely and useful volume. . , . The author wields a pleasing pen and knows how to make the subject attractive. . . . The work is calculated to spread among its readers an attraction to the science of anthropology. The author's observations are exceedingly genuine and his descriptions are vivid.
Page 207 - The Basis of Social Relations. A Study in Ethnic Psychology. By DANIEL G. BRINTON, AM, MD, LL.D., Sc.D., Late Professor of American Archaeology and Linguistics in the University of Pennsylvania ; Author of " History of Primitive Religions," "Races and Peoples," " The American Race,
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Page 140 - A man who was not impelled by any deep, instinctive feeling, to sacrifice his life for the good of others, yet was roused to such actions by a sense of glory, would by his example excite the same wish for glory in other men, and would strengthen by exercise the noble feeling of admiration. He might thus do far more good to his tribe than by begetting offspring with a tendency to inherit his own high character.
Page 207 - Comparative Physiology of the Brain and Comparative Psychology. With special reference to the Invertebrates. By JACQUES LOEB, MD, Professor of Physiology in the University of Chicago. Illustrated. 8. $1.75. " No student of this most interesting phase of the problems of life can afford to remain in ignorance of the wide range of facts and the suggestive series of interpretations which Professor Loeb has brought together in this volume.
Page 206 - Dr. Newman's discussions of bacteria and disease, of immunity, of antitoxins, and of methods of disinfection, are illuminating, and are to be commended to all seeking information on these points.
Page 207 - The Reproduction of Living Beings. By Professor MARCUS HARTOG, Queen's College, Cork. Man and the Higher Apes. By Dr. A. KEITH, FRCS Heredity. By J. ARTHUR THOMPSON, School of Medicine, Edinburgh. Life Areas of North America: A Study in the Distribution of Animals and Plants. By Dr. C. HART MERRIAM, Chief of the Biological Survey, US Department of Agriculture. Age, Growth, Sex, and Death. By Professor CHARLES S. MINOT, Harvard Medical School. History of Botany.

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