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Boas suggests that despite some cultures being more technologically or militaristically savvy, each culture has developed to its fullest capability. In the United States, anthropologists had traditionally studied the native peoples of North and Central America. He has been the visual anthropology editor of American Anthropologist, co-principal investigator for the U. Folklore The “traditional,” usually oral literature of a society, consisting of various genres such as myth, legend, folktale, song, proverb, and many others.

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