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  Leslie White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
White spoke of culture as a general human phenomenon, and claimed not to speak of ‘cultures' in the plural.
White differentiated between three components of culture: technological, sociological and ideological, and argued that it was the technological component which plays a primary role or is the primary determining factor responsible for the cultural evolution.
White's law states that the measure by which to judge the relative degree of evolvedness of culture was the amount of energy it could capture (energy consumption).
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 Institut d'ethnologie, Neuchâtel - 1999 - Séminaire 1- Bibliographie - White
White, Leslie A. - The ethnography and ethnology of Franz Boas / by Leslie A. White.
White, Leslie A. - The Pueblo of Santo Domingo, New Mexico / by Leslie A. White.
White, Leslie A. - The Pueblo of Sia, New Mexico / by Leslie A. White.
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 Anthropology Review Database
White was born at the beginning of the 20th century, and the first chapter recounts his lonely and unsettled childhood on a farm in Kansas living with an emotionally distant father (the mother left when White was five years old).
White saw Morgan's scheme as providing a framework within which all manner of societal change could be coordinated into an understandable sequence of events that not only explained the past but predicted the future and gave meaning to social activism.
White had a strict dependency on her and seemed to have an emotional bond with her that he lacked with anyone else.
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 Leslie A. White
Leslie Alvin White was born 19 January 1900 in Salida, Colorado.
Although White was present at Columbia during the same period as Franz Boas, he never took a single course with the now legendary ethnologist.
In White's view culture was evolving, according to rules inherent only to itself, in the direction of greater complexity and the ability to harness and direct greater and greater amounts of energy.
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 HAN 22:1
The present article, from the pen of the contemporary American scientist Leslie White, is also in large measure connected with the evaluation of Morgan's epoch-making discoveries in relation to the present fate of his theory in the United States.
White announced his sympathy for the work of the Soviets, which produced a new type of socialist state emerging logically and forcibly from the laws of social development.
An exposition of L. White's speech in Cleveland was reprinted in the northern press and became known to scientific workers-ethnographers--parenthetically, this speech was analyzed at a scientific meeting of the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR.
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 Leslie A. White Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
The American anthropologist Leslie A. White (1900-1975) was known for his fieldwork among the Keresan-speaking Indians, his "culturological" theory of human behavior, and his energy theory of cultural evolution.
Leslie White was born at Salida, Colorado, on January 19, 1900.
White taught briefly at the University of Buffalo and for 40 years at the University of Michigan, and after retirement he taught at Rice University, San Francisco State College, and the University of California at Santa Barbara.
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 Leslie White
White’s theories represent the revenge both of evolutionary views and of a general (i.e., not particular) science of culture (rather than a set of particular studies of cultures).
White agreed with Kroeber’s criticisms of the “great man” (e.g., Ikhnaton, Darwin, Newton, Beethoven, Edison) view of inventions and discoveries – they are inevitable products of culture, and the particular individuals do not pluck them out of thin air, they are just the vehicles of their coming to light.
White argues that the technological determines the other 2 or three categories.
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 White's law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
White's law, named after Leslie White and published in 1949, states that, other factors remaining constant, "culture evolves as the amount of energy harnessed per capita per year is increased, or as the efficiency of the instrumental means of putting the energy to work is increased"[1].
White's materialist approach is evident in the following quote: "man as an animal species, and consequently culture as a whole, is dependent upon the material, mechnical means of adjustment to the natural environment" [2].
For White “the primary function of culture” and the one that determines its level of advancement is its ability to “harness and control energy.” White's law states that the measure by which to judge the relative degree of evolvedness of culture was the amount of energy it could capture (energy consumption).
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 Leslie White
Leslie White was an American anthropologist best known for his ideas about cultural evolution (White, Leslie A).
White coined this term because he believed that cultures should not be explained in terms of psychology, biology, or physiology, but rather in its own category.
When speaking of technological advancements pertaining to how it affects culture White states, "culture advances as the amount of energy harnessed per captia per year increases, or as the efficiency or economy of the means of controlling energy is increased, or both" (Anthropological Theories).
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Leslie White developed the theory of cultural evolution, which was ignored by most anthropologists at that time.
White’s attempts to restore the evolutionary topic started in the 1920s, when he was impressed by Morgan’s model and logic of his evolutionary theory.
White decided that whatever problems the theory had, it could not be dismissed.
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 White, Leslie Alvin - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
WHITE, LESLIE ALVIN [White, Leslie Alvin] 1900-1975, American anthropologist, b.
He taught at the Univ. of Buffalo and was curator of anthropology at the Buffalo Museum of Science from 1927 to 1930.
His earlier years were devoted largely to research among the Pueblos which resulted in a number of monographs, such as The Acoma Indians (1932), The Pueblo of San Felipe (1932), and The Pueblo of Santa Ana, New Mexico (1942).
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 Leslie White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Leslie is not married though she does have a long term boyfriend from Dallas that she has been dating for three and a half years.
While she attended WHS Leslie was the National Honor Society President her senior year, student council president, Senior Class Secretary, FCCLA President, and Warren's Dogwood Princess.
One of Leslie's favorite memories of high school was hanging out with her friends.
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 AMCM Assoc. Memorial Page - LT Leslie D. White (Cooper) (HM-12)
Leslie felt comfortable with the Navy life as she was born into it and spent her formative years there.
Leslie had one sister, Sheryl who has since married and has two daughters.
The oldest is named after Leslie and the youngest has her middle name, Diane.
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 The University of Melbourne 150th Anniversary
White’s determination in pursuing private collections in Europe and the United Kingdom was legendary, matched only by his skill at securing funding for their acquisition from successive Prime Ministers.
White chaired the advisory committee on the Australian Encyclopedia and the Advisory Council on Bibliographical Services and is remembered in the Harold White Fellowships awarded annually for research conducted using the resources he did so much to build.
Sir Harold was the father of Professor David White, pro-Vice-Chancellor 1975—78 and Professor of Microbiology.
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 Ancestors of Leslie Thomas "Les" Brumm
Leslie was missing a leg; he had one wooden leg.
Leslie Brumm, white, male, 4 years old, at home, born in Iowa, father born in Louisiana [sic] and mother in Iowa.
Leslie married Mary Katherine Jacoby, daughter of Herman Jacoby and Mary, in 1909.
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White has one coherent paradigm, Steward had one paradigm with 2 pieces to it.
White very struck with Morgan's ideas of cultural evolution, and how they had been so completely rejected.
I would say, these ideas have not been used the way White used them, his particular models aren't followed too much, culturology (this will be clear in comparison to Steward) but he did make it possible to talk about these issues, that's a major contribution.
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 Northwestern Law: Center on Wrongful Convictions
America's most infamous snitch — Leslie Vernon White — came along some 170 years later in California.
White's story was first reported by Ted Rohrlich of the Los Angeles Times and proceeded to be picked up by Sixty Minutes.
A career criminal, White faked confessions in at least a dozen cases, learning details of the cases from newspapers and worming information out of police and prosecutors via telephone from jail.
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 Journal of Anthropological Research Volume 59, Number 2
Leslie White is known as one of the most important cultural theoreticians of the mid-twentieth century.
White’s contribution to Hopi ethnology is of neglected importance and reveals a substantive dialog between his ethnography and his evolutionist theory.
While White was significantly influenced by the Marxist tradition, Opler’s attacks went beyond the establishment of epistemological influences and entered the realm of McCarthyistic Red baiting.
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 Leslie A. White - University of Nebraska Press   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Between the early 1940s and mid-1960s, White’s work was widely discussed, and he was among the most frequently cited American anthropologists in the world.
His trip to the Soviet Union and participation in the Socialist Labor Party brought him to the attention of the FBI during the height of the Cold War, and near-legendary scholarly and political conflicts surrounded him at the University of Michigan.
Placing White’s life and work in historic context, William J. Peace documents the broad sociopolitical influences that affected his career, including many aspects of White’s life that are largely unknown, such as the reasons he became antagonistic toward Boasian anthropology.
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 White Leslie Alvin - Search Results - MSN Encarta
White Leslie Alvin - Search Results - MSN Encarta
White, Leslie Alvin (1900-1975), American anthropologist known for his influential theories about the evolution of human culture, his studies of the...
Beginning in the 1940s, American anthropologist Leslie White promoted a unique perspective of culture and a new concept of cultural evolution.
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 Hypnotherapy - Vancouver, Surrey, White Rock - Leslie McIntosh, Hypnotherapist, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Hypnotherapy Careers: New School in White Rock, BC Leslie McIntosh is the director of the Coastal Academy of Hypnotherapy, formerly known as the Meridian Institute.
When Leslie moved this school from Duncan to White Rock in 2004, she committed to providing exceptional training to the students.
Leslie McIntosh, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Master Hypnotist, will expertly guide you in making changes in your life.
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 Guide to Anthropology and Archaeology Resources at the Bentley Library - Leslie A. White and Eric R. Wolf   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Leslie Alvin White (1900-1975), an influential anthropologist and anthropological theorist, was a professor at the University of Michigan from 1930 to 1970 and served as chair of the Department of Anthropology from 1945 to 1957.
White’s papers include correspondence, articles and reviews relating to all phases of his anthropological interests, research notes on Lewis H. Morgan, field notes pertaining to his trips among the Pueblo Indians, a collection of scholarly publications, and photographs.
Eric R. Wolf (1923-1999) was a prominent anthropologist whose interdisciplinary studies of Latin American peoples and European peasants challenged many of the field’s long-held assumptions and prejudices.
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 Leslie A. White: William J. Peace: ISBN 0803236816
Leslie A. White: William J. Peace: ISBN 0803236816
Leslie A. White: Evolution and Revolution in Anthropology
This book is part of the Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology Series.
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 Leslie White   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
One of the few scholars who dared to build on Marx during the McCarthy era (although he doesn’t cite Marx)
  An appraisal of Leslie A. White’s scholarly influence.
The symbol: The origin and basis of human behavior.
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 KLI Theory Lab - Authors - Leslie Alvin White
KLI Theory Lab - Authors - Leslie Alvin White
White, L.A. The Science of Culture: A Study of Man and Civilization.
White, L.A. Energy and the Evolution of Culture.
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 Leroy WHITE - Martha WHITE
Child: Leroy Dennis WHITE Birth: 7 JAN 1964, enrolled as,Red Lake,Chippewa,3/4
Child: Shirley Jean WHITE Birth: 25 OCT 1965, enrolled as,Red Lake,Chippewa,3/4
Birth: 14 AUG 1733, Watertown,Middlesex,MA Ancestors of Lydia WHITE
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 AllRefer.com - Leslie Alvin White (Anthropology, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
AllRefer.com - Leslie Alvin White (Anthropology, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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 SU Athletics [Softball:2004 Statistics]
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