Ruth Murray Underhill (1883-1984) was an American anthropologist from the Boasian tradition. Despite her late anthropological training at Columbia University, she had a long career as a chronicler of North American Indian contexts, particularly of the tribes of the Southwest. She published more than thirty books (including those intended for the general public), the most significant of which were based on her field work within the Tohono O’odham community. She paid particular attention to women and used anthropology to criticize American society of her time.
“Finding Her Voice: the Life and Works of Ruth Murray Underhill”
Mindy Morgan, 2017
Ruth Murray Underhill (1883-1984) was an American anthropologist trained in the Boasian tradition. Despite not starting her training in anthropology until her mid-forties, she had a lengthy career and published extensively, authoring over thirty scholarly and popular books, including works of fiction. She was an avid chronicler of American Indian tribes, particularly those in the Southwest; however, her longest collaboration was with the (...)
« Trouver sa voix : vie et œuvre de Ruth Murray Underhill »
Mindy Morgan, 2019
Ruth Murray Underhill (1883-1984) est une anthropologue américaine formée dans la tradition boasienne . Bien qu’elle n’ait commencé sa formation en anthropologie qu’au milieu de la quarantaine, elle a eu une longue carrière et publié de nombreux ouvrages, dont plus de trente livres savants ou grand public, y compris des ouvrages de fiction. Elle fut une chroniqueuse passionnée des tribus amérindiennes, en particulier celles du Sud-Ouest du (...)