The Resource Race, science, and the nation : reconstructing the ancient past in Britain, France and Germany, Chris Manias

Race, science, and the nation : reconstructing the ancient past in Britain, France and Germany, Chris Manias

Label
Race, science, and the nation : reconstructing the ancient past in Britain, France and Germany
Title
Race, science, and the nation
Title remainder
reconstructing the ancient past in Britain, France and Germany
Statement of responsibility
Chris Manias
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Across the nineteenth century, scholars in Britain, France and the German lands sought to understand their earliest ancestors: the Germanic and Celtic tribes known from classical antiquity, and the newly discovered peoples of prehistory. New fields - philology, archeology and anthropology - interacted, breaking down languages, unearthing artifacts, measuring skulls and recording the customs of ""savage"" analogues. This was a decidedly national process: disciplines institutionalized on national levels, and their findings seen to have deep implications for the origins of the nation and its "
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
936
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA135
LC item number
.M36 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Routledge studies in cultural history
Series volume
21
Label
Race, science, and the nation : reconstructing the ancient past in Britain, France and Germany, Chris Manias
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Unveiling the ancestry of peoples : tradition, language and ethnology, 1800-1860 -- Unearthing our forefathers : the growth of provincial archaeology, 1830-1860 -- The limits of history : defining nations, races and peoples, 1820-1850 -- Building the science of man : national anthropology and the ancient past, 1850-1870 -- Locating the peoples of prehistory : geology, archaeology and anthropology, 1840-1870 -- The fracturing of common origins : the nationalization of the anthropological past, 1871-1900 -- Tension and diffusion : the racial and cultural sciences, 1890-1914
Control code
ocn849928768
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 301 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781135054700
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28881837
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)849928768
  • pebco020348973X

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