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FZ-250287-16
The Humanity Lab: A Story of Race, Culture, and the Promise of an American Idea
Charles King, Georgetown University

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=FZ-250287-16

How a Group of Heretical Thinkers Chipped Away at the Idea of ‘Us’ and ‘Them’ (Review)
Author(s): Jennifer Szalai
Publication: New York Times
Date: 7/30/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/07/30/books/review-gods-of-upper-air-charles-king.html

The social scientists who transformed how we think about race and gender (Review)
Author(s): Rachel Newcomb
Publication: Washington Post
Date: 8/16/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/the-social-scientists-who-transformed-how-we-think-about-race-and-gender/2019/08/16/c3622dbc-a316-11e9-b732-41a79c2551bf_story.html

How A Few 'Renegade' Thinkers Helped Usher In A New Era Of Anthropology (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Charles King
Publication: National Public Radio
Date: 8/20/2019
Abstract: Author radio appearance on NPR's "Fresh Air"
Link: https://www.npr.org/2019/08/20/752630522/how-a-few-renegade-thinkers-helped-usher-in-a-new-era-of-anthropology

Discussing "Gods of the Upper Air" (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Charles King
Publication: MSNBC Morning Joe
Date: 9/4/2019
Abstract: Author appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe"
Link: https://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/watch/discussing-gods-of-the-upper-air-68141125881

The anthropologist who changed our thinking on race (Review)
Author(s): Gillian Tett
Publication: Financial Times
Date: 8/7/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.ft.com/content/9d722c24-b8a6-11e9-8a88-aa6628ac896c

The Students of Sex and Culture (Review)
Author(s): Alison Gopnik
Publication: Atlantic
Date: 8/1/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/08/zora-neale-hurston-margaret-mead/592783/

Margaret Mead and the birth of anthropology (Review)
Author(s): John Carey
Publication: Times (London)
Date: 11/17/2019
Abstract: Review of UK edition of Gods of the Upper Air (The Reinvention of Humanity)
Link: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-reinvention-of-humanity-by-charles-king-review-margaret-mead-and-the-birth-of-anthropology-q0tnzcjnv

Papa Franz’s People (Review)
Author(s): Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Publication: Literary Review
Date: 12/1/2019
Abstract: Review of UK edition of Gods of the Upper Air (The Reinvention of Humanity)
Link: https://literaryreview.co.uk/papa-franzs-people

G&Ts on the Veranda (Review)
Author(s): Francis Gooding
Publication: London Review of Books
Date: 3/4/2021
Abstract: Review of UK edition of Gods of the Upper Air (The Reinvention of Humanity)
Link: https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v43/n05/francis-gooding/g-ts-on-the-veranda

How renegade anthropologists studied, celebrated 'the other' (Review)
Author(s): David Holahan
Publication: USA Today
Date: 8/5/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/books/2019/08/05/gods-upper-air-charles-king-book-review/1878747001/

How Cultural Anthropologists Redefined Humanity (Review)
Author(s): Louis Menand
Publication: New Yorker
Date: 5/19/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2019/08/26/how-cultural-anthropologists-redefined-humanity

A revolution in anthropology (Review)
Author(s): Kathryn Hughes
Publication: Guardian
Date: 11/9/2019
Abstract: Review of UK edition of Gods of the Upper Air (The Reinvention of Humanity)
Link: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/nov/09/reinvention-of-humanity-by-charles-king-review

Lines of thought (Review)
Author(s): Ira Bashkow
Publication: Times Literary Supplement
Date: 6/5/2020
Abstract: Review of UK edition of Gods of the Upper Air (The Reinvention of Humanity)
Link: https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/reinvention-of-humanity-charles-king-book-review-franz-boas/

How women created anthropology (Review)
Author(s): Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Publication: New Statesman
Date: 12/4/2019
Abstract: Review of UK edition of Gods of the Upper Air (The Reinvention of Humanity)
Link: https://www.newstatesman.com/culture/2019/12/the-reinvention-of-humanity-how-women-created-anthropology

Charles King's engaging The Reinvention Of Humanity reveals how the sex life of American Samoans helped shape modern society (Review)
Author(s): Julia Llewellyn Smith
Publication: Daily Mail
Date: 12/21/2019
Abstract: Review of UK edition of Gods of the Upper Air (The Reinvention of Humanity)
Link: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/event/article-7805283/Charles-Kings-engaging-Reinvention-Humanity-shows-Samoan-sex-life-shaped-modern-society.html

You Got to Go There to Know There (Review)
Author(s): Adam Kuper
Publication: Wall Street Journal
Date: 8/16/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.wsj.com/articles/gods-of-the-upper-air-review-you-got-to-go-there-to-know-there-11565967881

The Defender of Differences (Review)
Author(s): Kwame Anthony Appiah
Publication: New York Review of Books
Date: 5/28/2020
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2020/05/28/franz-boas-anthropologist-defender-differences/

How One Anthropologist Reshaped How Social Scientists Think About Race (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Charles King
Publication: NPR "All Things Considered"
Date: 8/3/2019
Abstract: Author appearance on NPR's "All Things Considered"
Link: https://www.keranews.org/2019-08-03/how-one-anthropologist-reshaped-how-social-scientists-think-about-race

The Invention of Modern Anthropology (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Charles King
Publication: KERA Think
Date: 9/11/2019
Abstract: Author appearance on KERA's "Think"
Link: https://think.kera.org/2019/09/11/the-invention-of-modern-anthropology/

Pioneers of Cultural Relativism (Review)
Author(s): Patrick Iber
Publication: New Republic
Date: 8/14/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://newrepublic.com/article/154752/pioneers-cultural-relativism

Seeing the World from the Inside (Review)
Author(s): Wendy Smith
Publication: Boston Globe
Date: 8/7/2019
Abstract: Review of Gods of the Upper Air
Link: https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/books/2019/08/07/seeing-world-from-inside-looking-out-gods-upper-air/Scax76A3tqZmh4qaUEiqSL/story.html


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