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A Short Biography of Lewis Henry Morgan with Curious Asides on the Affect of Spirituality & the Emergence of Anthropological Comprehension

in Secularism in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226533230
eISBN:
9780226533254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226533254.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter examines the life of Lewis Henry Morgan in the context of secularism in antebellum America. It explains that Morgan's intersected with evangelical revivalism and séance spiritualism and ... More


Bull Market (1954–69)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

Antitrust suit against Wall Street is dismissed. A bull market develops in late 1950s and continues into 1960s. Defense stocks gain in popularity. Conglomerates dominate industrial landscape. Brokers ... More


Plundering the Spanish Main: Henry Morgan’s Raid on Panama

Frederick H. Hanselmann, Tomás Mendizábal, and Juan G. Martín

in Pieces of Eight: More Archaeology of Piracy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061580
eISBN:
9780813051246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061580.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

One of the most famous privateers or pirates of all time, Henry Morgan was one of the few to survive and enjoy his ill-gotten gains. From 1664 to 1671, Morgan led daring raids throughout the Spanish ... More


The Ethnographic Savage from Rousseau to Morgan

Ter Ellingson

in The Myth of the Noble Savage

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520222687
eISBN:
9780520925922
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222687.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the two minds of Pierre F.-X. de Charlevoix, who embodies much of the complexity and ambiguity of changing European views of the “savage.”; vanishing savages and diminishing ... More


Comic Revenge: Parodic Revelry and “Sick” Humor in the 1950s Satiric Underground

in Revel with a Cause: Liberal Satire in Postwar America

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226431642
eISBN:
9780226431659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226431659.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the strain of “sick” humor and satire that aimed primarily at middle-class propriety and standards of “good” taste, America's obsession with psychological normalcy, and the ... More


Harry and the Pirates: The Romance and Reality of Piracy in Hemingway’s To Have and Have Not

Susan F. Beegel

in Key West Hemingway: A Reassessment

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033556
eISBN:
9780813038353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033556.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The second part of this book focuses on To Have and Have Not. The perceived flaws of Hemingway's third novel have been so elaborated upon that the elements that truly make it interesting, especially ... More


Romancing Kinship: Indian Education, the Allotment Program, and Zitkala-Ŝa’s American Indian Stories

Mark Rifkin

in When Did Indians Become Straight?: Kinship, the History of Sexuality, and Native Sovereignty

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199755455
eISBN:
9780199894888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755455.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Chapter 3 argues that the policy of allotment and the Indian boarding school program work together to enact a “romance plot.” Through readings of statements by officials from the Bureau of Indian ... More


Kinship, The Book of Mormon, and Modern Revelation

Nancy Bentley

in Americanist Approaches to The Book of Mormon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221928
eISBN:
9780190221959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221928.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Church History

What relations do modern Americans have to dead ancestors? In the first half of the nineteenth century, this question preoccupied authors of many stripes, from ethnologist Lewis Henry Morgan, to ... More


The Case of the Origin of the Incest Taboo

Carl N. Degler

in In Search of Human Nature: The Decline and Revival of Darwinism in American Social Thought

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195077070
eISBN:
9780199853991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195077070.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter examines the anthropological aspects of the prohibition against incest taboo or marriage or sexual relations between certain close relatives. In his mid-19th century, studying of North ... More


Buccaneers, Pirates, the Morgan Attack, and the Scottish at Darién

James P. Delgado, Tomás Mendizábal, Frederick H. Hanselmann, and Dominique Rissolo

in The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062877
eISBN:
9780813051826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062877.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 4 details the various assaults on Panamá by pirates, the sack of Panamá in 1671 by Henry Morgan, the rise of a new Panamá, and the brief Scottish settlement at Darién.


Anthropology and Original Sin: Naturalizing Religion, Theorizing the Primitive

Constance Clark

in Science Without God?: Rethinking the History of Scientific Naturalism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198834588
eISBN:
9780191872679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834588.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The legacies of rejected nineteenth-century models of evolutionary anthropology remain influential. Nineteenth-century founders of the discipline such as E. B. Tylor and Lewis Henry Morgan aspired to ... More


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