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Philadelphia and the development of Americanist archaeology

Author: Don D Fowler; David R Wilcox
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays focus on Philadelphians who were concerned with Americanist archaeology, or the "archaeology of the New World". They examine most of the key players, including Enlightenment scholars  Read more...

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Philadelphia and the development of Americanist archaeology.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2003
(OCoLC)607052972
Online version:
Philadelphia and the development of Americanist archaeology.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2003
(OCoLC)607840651
Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don D Fowler; David R Wilcox
ISBN: 0817313117 9780817313111 0817313125 9780817313128
OCLC Number: 51536274
Notes: Papers of the 3rd Gordon R. Willey Symposium on the History of American Archaeology, held in Philadelphia, Pa. in 2000.
Description: xxii, 246 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: Drab doves take flight : the dilemmas of earl Americanist archaelogy in Philadelphia / Curtis M. Hinsley --
Toward concensus on the scope of archaeology : Daniel Garrison Brinton and the view from Philadelphia / Regna Darnell --
Unsung visionary : Sara Yorke Stevenson and the development of archaeology in Philadelphia / Elin C. Danien and Elinor M. King --
In the heat of controversy : C.C. Abott, the American Paleolithic, and the University Museum / David J. Meltzer --
Restoring authenticity : Judging Frank Hamilton Cushing's veracity / David R. Wilcox --
Clarence Bloomfield Moore : a Philadelphia archaeologist in the southeastern United States / Lawrence E. Aten and Jerald T. Milanich --
Lucy L.W. Wilson, Ph.D. : an eastern educator and the southwestern Pueblos / Frances Joan Mathien --
The second largest city in the English-speaking world : John L. Cotter and the historical archaelogy of Philadelphia / Robert L. Schuyler --
Archaeology, Philadelphia, and understanding nine-teenth century American culture / Steven Conn --
Philarivarium / Alice Beck Keyhoe.
Responsibility: edited by Don D. Fowler and David R. Wilcox.

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