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date: 22 February 2020

Anthropology. 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Neil L. WhiteheadNeil L. Whitehead

Anthropology in the United States had its professional inception around 1900 with the foundation of the first chair in this field at Columbia University. Its intellecutal origins were closely wedded to an evolutionary paradigm, as in the nineteenth century works of ... ...

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