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Title New perspectives on the origins of Americanist archaeology / edited by David L. Browman and Stephen Williams
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2002]
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Contents Frederic Ward Putnam: contributions to the development of archaeological institutions and encouragement of women practitioners / David L. Browman -- Origins of stratigraphic excavation in North America: the Peabody Museum method and the Chicago Method / David L. Browman -- George Grant MacCurdy: an American pioneer of palaeoanthropology / Harvey M. Bricker
The strait of Anian: a pathway to the new world / Stephen Williams -- "From whence came those aboriginal inhabitants of America?" Ad. l500-l800 / Stephen Williams -- Roots of the Walam Olum: Constantine Samuel Rafinesque and the intellectual heritage of the early nineteenth century / David M. Oestreicher -- Toward a science of man: European influences on the archaeology of Ephraim George Squier / Terry A. Barnhart -- Charles Rau: developments in the career of a nineteenth-century German-American archaeologist / John E. Kelly -- Europe's prehistoric dawn reproduced: Daniel Wilson's magisterial archaeology / Alice B. Kehoe -- Maine shell midden archaeology (1860-1910) and the influence of Adolphe von Morlot / Bruce J. Bourque -- Frances Eliza Babbitt and the growth of professionalism of women in archaeology / Hilary Lynn Chester -- Henry Chapman Mercer: Archaeologist and cultural historian / David L. Browman
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-366) and index
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Subject Anthropology -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
Archaeology -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
Archaeology -- United States -- Methodology -- Congresses.
Indianists -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Women archaeologists -- United States -- History -- Congresses.
United States -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Browman, David L.
Williams, Stephen, 1926-
Gordon R. Willey Biennial Symposium on the History of Archaeology (2nd : 1998 : Seattle, Wash.)
LC no. 2001003856
ISBN 0817313257 (electronic bk.)
9780817313258 (electronic bk.)