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Edward Burnett Tylor

(1832—1917) anthropologist


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(1832–1917) [Bi]

English banker and businessman who became interested in anthropology as a result of a casual contact with Henry Christy. He became reader in anthropology at the University of Oxford in 1884 and Professor in 1896. His special area of study was ancient Mexico.

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American Anthropologist, 19 (1917), 262–8

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