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Turnbull, P, Pitt-rivers, Encyclopedia of global archaeology: living edition, Smith Claire (ed), Switzerland, pp. 3 (2019) [Entry]


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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-51726-1_2656-1

Abstract

Pitt-Rivers was an early convert to Darwin’s evolutionary vision of nature and fascinated by its implications for understanding human societal and cultural development. His prime contribution to the fields of anthropology and archaeology was the creation of collections of ancient and contemporary weapons, tools, and other artifacts which he saw as illustrative of the evolution of human culture.

Item Details

Item Type:Entry
Keywords:Indigenous history, history of science, human remains, repatriation
Research Division:Indigenous Studies
Research Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, language and history
Research Field:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Objective Division:Indigenous
Objective Group:Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture
Objective Field:Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture
UTAS Author:Turnbull, P (Professor Paul Turnbull)
ID Code:138135
Year Published:2019
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (LP130100131)
Deposited By:Office of the School of Humanities
Deposited On:2020-03-26
Last Modified:2020-03-30
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