Asked by Molly Parker on Jul 10, 2024

Early American anthropologists Franz Boas and Ashley Montagu both suffered from what kind of prejudice in their European homelands?​

A) ​anti-Quakerism
B) ​anti-Arabism
C) ​anti-Africanism
D) ​anti-Semitism

Franz Boas

A pioneering anthropologist known for his contributions to cultural anthropology and for challenging racist theories of the time.


Prejudice, discrimination, or hostility directed against Jews as a religious or ethnic group.

European Homelands

Describes territories in Europe that are considered the historical, cultural, or ethnic origin for various peoples or nations.

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