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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.


American Anthropologist, 19 (1917), 262–8

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