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Savages and scientists : the Smithsonian Institution and the development of American anthropology, 1846-1910

Author: Curtis M Hinsley
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hinsley, Curtis M.
Savages and scientists.
Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1981
(OCoLC)557553212
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Curtis M Hinsley
ISBN: 0874745187 9780874745184
OCLC Number: 6604054
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 319 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1880. Magnificent intentions : Washington, D.C. and American anthropology in 1846 --
Promoting popular science : archaeology and philology at the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1878 --
An "Omnium Gatherum" : museum anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution, 1846-1880 --
Anthropology as government science, 1879-1910. From culture history to culture areas : anthropology in the U.S. National Museum, 1881-1908 --
Spencer, Morgan, and Powell : the intellectual framework of the Bureau of American Ethnology --
Toward an anthropological survey : the early years of the BAE, 1879-1893 --
Heroes and homelessness : reflections on Frank Hamilton Cushing, James Mooney, and BAE anthropology --
Fin-de-siècle : the rise and fall of William John McGee, 1893-1903 --
Crisis and aftermath : Smithsonian anthropology under William Henry Homes, 1902-1910.
Responsibility: Curtis M. Hinsley, Jr.

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