Lot 158 of 435:
Southwestern Journals of Adolph Bandelier  

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Title:
The Southwestern Journals of Adolph F. Bandelier, 1880-1892
Author:
Lange, Charles & Carrol Riley
Place:
Albuquerque
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Date:
[1966-1984]
Description:

4 volumes. (8vo) original cloth, dust jackets. First Editions.

"A day to day notebook, as well as an intimate diary of Bandelier's daily observations and moods, the Journals provide a firsthand account of a pioneering anthropologist's reactions to the southwest. Establishing the foundations on which a new science would someday rise was a task which fell to Bandelier, one of the first systematic anthropologists in America. His most important contribution lies in his attempt to combine several disciplines - history, ethnology, archaeology and the Spanish literature of the conquest - in studies of America's ancient cultures. His application for sound archaeological ruins set him sharply apart from romanticizers of the American Indian." (from dust jacket of first volume).

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Condition:
Some wear to jackets, one price clipped; light wear; very good.
 
Item number:
287373a
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