Fonds MS-2-89 - Jerome H. Barkow fonds

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Jerome H. Barkow fonds

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  • 1969 - 2008 (Creation)
    Barkow, Jerome H.

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1.2 metres of textual records
79 microform slides
1 CD

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([19--] -)

Biographical history

Jerome H. Barkow is a socio-cultural anthropologist and professor emeritus in Dalhousie's department of sociology and social anthropology, and an honorary professor at Queen's University, Belfast. He received his BA in psychology from Brooklyn College in 1964 and PhD in human development from the University of Chicago in 1970.

Barkow's work has included field research in Nova Scotia, West Africa and Indonesia; his publications are wide-ranging and include the acclaimed Darwin, Sex and Status: Biological Approaches to Mind and Culture (1989). His edited works include The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture (1992), with Leda Cosmides and John Tooby; and Missing the Revolution: Darwinism for Social Scientists (2006).

Barkow served on Dalhousie University's Committee on African Studies in 1969-1970, and organized panels for the fourth annual conference of the Canadian Association of African Studies held at Dalhousie from 27 February- 2 March 1974.

Custodial history

Records were donated to the Dalhousie University Archives in accession (2008-056) in 2008 by by Jerome Barkow.

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Fonds contains records created and collected by Jerome Barkow in the course of his research and teaching at Dalhousie University. Records types include course materials in anthropology, biology and sociology; university and departmental records, including meeting minutes, correspondence and reports; editorial correspondence and manuscript drafts of published papers; lecture and presentation manuscripts and slides.

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  • English

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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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Preferred citation: [Identification of item], Jerome H. Barkow fonds, MS-2-89, Box [box number], Folder [folder number], Dalhousie University Archives, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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