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Assembling the past : studies in the professionalization of archaeology

Author: Alice Beck Kehoe; Mary Beth Emmerichs
Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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These twelve essays focus on the struggle to professionalize Americanist archaeology in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Assembling the past.
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, c1999
(OCoLC)607456548
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Beck Kehoe; Mary Beth Emmerichs
ISBN: 0826319394 9780826319395
OCLC Number: 42289676
Description: vi, 241 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Robert Burkitt and George Byron Gordon: an end and a beginning / Elin C. Danien --
Buying a curator: establishing anthropology at Field Columbian Museum / Donald McVicker --
Recognizing the foundation of prehistory: Daniel Wilson, Robert Chambers, and John Lubbock / Alice B. Kehoe --
Petrie's head: eugenics and near eastern archaeology / Neil Aher Silberman --
Augustus Le Plongeon: a fall from archaeological grace / Lawrence G. Desmond --
American Palestinian and biblical archaeology: end of an era? / William G. Dever --
Brahmins and bureaucrats: some reflections on the history of American classical archaeology / Stephen L. Dyson --
Women and classical archaeology at the turn of the century: Abby Leach of Vassar College / James W. Halporn --
Uncovering a buried past: women in Americanist archaeology before the first World War / Mary Ann Levine --
Alternative networks in the career of Marian White / Susan J. Bender --
Harvard vs. Hewett: the contest for control of southwestern archaeology, 1904-1930 / Don D. Fowler --
Women in southwestern archaeology: 1895-1945 / Jonathan E. Reyman.
Responsibility: edited by Alice B. Kehoe and Mary Beth Emmerichs.

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