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Rise of the Cannibals

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The chapter reviews existing debates on the rise of the Anthropological Society. It questions anthropologist George W. Stocking’s almost complete exclusion of explorer Richard F. Burton from the ... More


Organizing Science

Ruth Barton

in The X Club: Power and Authority in Victorian Science

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551616
eISBN:
9780226551753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226551753.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Through examination of the activities of the X-men within scientific societies this chapter reveals much about the mundane operation of scientific societies, their characteristic organisational ... More


Crawfurd and the Breakup of the Racist Alliance

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/9780520222687.003.0019
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Hunt had hijacked the rhetoric of political radicalism and scientific skepticism to promote adherence to the most reactionary views of his era, and, with the help of Crawfurd's more powerful ... More


Writing about the Margin

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

After a brief exposé of the making of the Anthropological Society of London and the controversies it triggered, this chapter provides a methodological introduction to the kind of history writing this ... More


Comments Regarding the Seat of the Faculty of Spoken Language, Followed by an Observation of Aphemia (Loss of Speech) (1861)

Paul Broca

in Broca's Region

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195177640
eISBN:
9780199864799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195177640.003.0018
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter presents some work by Paul Broca. Modern neuropsychology is believed to have begun when Paul Broca delivered a short presentation at the Anthropological Society of Paris in 1861. This ... More


The Hunt-Crawfurd Alliance

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/9780520222687.003.0016
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that Hunt's ambition, as apparent in his words as in his actions, was to be the leader in creating a racist anthropological science which would serve as the ideological basis for ... More


Introduction

in Anthropology at War: World War I and the Science of Race in Germany

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226222677
eISBN:
9780226222691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226222691.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology was still in its youth as an established area of study when the war broke out in 1914. The discipline, which claimed to be pursuing the “science of man,” began to take formal ... More


Unfortunate Allies

Gowan Dawson

in Show Me the Bone: Reconstructing Prehistoric Monsters in Nineteenth-Century Britain and America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226332734
eISBN:
9780226332871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226332871.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter explores how Robert Knox, the Edinburgh anatomist disgraced by the Burke and Hare murders, recommenced his prolonged campaign against the law of correlation in the mid-1850s, just as ... More


The Battle for Beauty: Wallace versus Darwin

Evelleen Richards

in Darwin and the Making of Sexual Selection

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436906
eISBN:
9780226437064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226437064.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chapter 12 picks up the history of sexual selection in the late 1860s as Darwin set about researching and writing the Descent of Man. It analyses Darwin’s prolonged dispute with Wallace over the ... More


The Dependence of Sociocultural Anthropology on Theological Anthropology

Timothy Larsen and Daniel J. King

in Theologically Engaged Anthropology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198797852
eISBN:
9780191839177
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797852.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter argues that classic Christian theological anthropology has emphasized that all human beings are part of the one human family descending from Adam and Eve, created in the image of God, ... More


Diggers, Scientists, and Antiquarians: History of Archaeological Research

Robert S. Carr

in Digging Miami

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813042060
eISBN:
9780813043463
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042060.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter presents a summary of archaeological investigations in Miami-Dade County beginning with the first documentation of sites on the Miami River by Jeffery Wyman in 1869. From these early ... More


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