||Part one. Origins and erasures : the emergence of a Boasian circle. 1. Transformation masks : recollecting the Indigenous origins of global consciousness / Isaiah Lorado Wilner ; 2. Franz Boas in Africana philosophy / Lewis R. Gordon ; 3. Expressive enlightenment : subjectivity and solidarity in Daniel Garrison Brinton, Franz Boas, and Carlos Montezuma / Ryan Carr ; 4. "Culture" crosses the Atlantic : the German sources of The mind of primitive man / Harry Liebersohn -- Part two. Worlds of enlightenment : Boasian thought as process and practice. 5. Rediscovering the world of Franz Boas : anthropology, equality/diversity, and world peace / James Tully ; 6. Of two minds about minding language in culture / Michael Silverstein ; 7. Why white people love Franz Boas; or, The grammar of Indigenous dispossession / Audra Simpson -- Part three. Routes of race : the transnational networks of ethnicity. 8. Utter confusion and contradiction : Franz Boas and the problem of human complexion / Martha Hodes ; 9. The death of William Jones : Indian, anthropologist, murder victim / Kiara M. Vigil ; 10. Woman on the verge of a cultural breakdown : Zora Neale Hurston in Haiti and the racial privilege of Boasian relativism / Eve Dunbar ; 11. "A new Indian intelligentsia" : Archie Phinney and the search for a radical Native American modernity / Benjamin Balthaser -- Part four. Boasiana : the global flow of the culture concept. 12. The river of salvation flows through Africa : Edward Wilmot Blyden, Raphael Armattoe, and the redemption of the culture concept / Sean Hanretta ; 13. A two-headed thinker : Rüdiger Bilden, Gilberto Freyre, and the reinvention of Brazilian identity / Maria Lúcia Pallares-Burke ; 14. Seeing like an Inca : Julio C. Tello, Indigenous archaeology, and pre-Columbian trepanation in Peru / Christopher Heaney.