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New perspectives on the origins of Americanist archaeology [[electronic resource] /] / edited by David L. Browman and Stephen Williams

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Titolo: New perspectives on the origins of Americanist archaeology [[electronic resource] /] / edited by David L. Browman and Stephen Williams Visualizza cluster
Pubblicazione: Tuscaloosa, : University of Alabama Press, c2002
Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (392 p.)
Disciplina: 973/.01
Soggetto topico: Indians of North America - Antiquities
Archaeology - United States - History
Archaeology - United States - Methodology
Anthropology - United States - History
Indianists - United States - History
Women archaeologists - United States - History
Soggetto geografico: United States Antiquities Congresses
Altri autori: BrowmanDavid L  
WilliamsStephen <1926->  
Note generali: "This volume grew out of the Second Gordon R. Willey Biennial Symposium on the History of Archaeology, held at the annual meetings of the Society for American Archaeology in Seattle, Washington, in 1998, where eight of the twelve papers in this volume were initially presented"--Pref.
Nota di bibliografia: Includes bibliographical references (p. [307]-366) and index.
Nota di contenuto: Contents; List of Illustrations; Preface; Introduction / David L. Browman and Stephen Williams; 1. The Strait of Anian: A Pathway to the New World / Stephen Williams; 2. "From Whence Came Those Aboriginal Inhabitants of America?" A.D. 1500-1800 / Stephen Williams; 3. Roots of the Walam Olum: Constantine Samuel Rafinesque and the Intellectual Heritage of the Early Nineteenth Century / David M. Oestreicher; 4. Toward a Science of Man: European Influences on the Archaeology of Ephraim George Squier / Terry A. Barnhart
5. Charles Rau: Developments in the Career of a Nineteenth-Century German-American Archaeologist / John E. Kelly 6. Europe's Prehistoric Dawn Reproduced: Daniel Wilson's Magisterial Archaeology / Alice B. Kehoe; 7. Maine Shell Midden Archaeology (1860-1910) and the Influence of Adolphe von Morlot / Bruce J. Bourque; 8. Frances Eliza Babbitt and the Growth of Professionalism of Women in Archaeology / Hilary Lynn Chester; 9. Henry Chapman Mercer: Archaeologist and Cultural Historian / David L. Browman
10. Frederic Ward Putnam: Contributions to the Development of Archaeological Institutions and Encouragement of Women Practitioners / David L. Browman 11. Origins of Stratigraphic Excavation in North America: The Peabody Museum Method and the Chicago Method / David L. Browman; 12. George Grant MacCurdy: An American Pioneer of Palaeoanthropology / Harvey M. Bricker; Notes; References; Contributors; Index
Sommario/riassunto: In this landmark book, experienced scholars take a retrospective look at the developing routes that have brought American archaeologists into the 21st century. In 1996, the Society for American Archaeology's Committee on the History of Archaeology established a biennial symposium named after Gordon R. Willey, one of the fathers of American archaeology, to focus on the history of the discipline. This volume grew out of the second symposium, presented at the 1998 meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Interest in the
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ISBN: 0-8173-1325-7
Formato: Materiale a stampa
Livello bibliografico Monografia
Lingua di pubblicazione: Inglese
Record Nr.: 9910808676903321
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