Brinton essays of an americanist

No ethnologist, not even in Germany, succeeded so well in condensing the best from a wide field embracing the chief languages of the civilized world.

Essays of an Americanist

Brinton, receiving his diploma from the Jefferson Medical College, and the next year was spent in European study and travel. Of the early education of Dr.

Penn Monthly, March, Chamberlain Clark University, Worcester, Mass. Brinton himself contributed six volumes, viz: Of the eight volumes, six were edited by Brinton himself, one by Horatio Hale and one by A.

The Journey of the Soul: This book and the researched of the Bureau of Ethnology are the pathfinders for the student to-day. Chronicles of the Mayas.

In Memoriam: Daniel Garrison Brinton

Among his briefer studies are to be found the following: There is probably more of the man in this book than in all his other works. The same year Dr.

Brinton entered the Federal army as acting assistant surgeon, and in February of the year following was commissioned surgeon, serving as surgeon-in-chief of the second division of the eleventh corps, and being afterwards appointed medical director of his corps.

No devotee of Anthropology ever held higher ideals of the science, whose servant he was, than did Dr. Certainly nothing exists in such brief compass that can at all compare with it for profound insight, thoroughgoing examination of data and theories, and unexampled comprehensiveness that often reaches the climax of epigrammatism.

In young Brinton received his degree from Yale University, and the year following saw the publication of his first book, "The Floridian Peninsula, its Literary History, Indian Tribes, and Antiquities" Philadelphia,pp.

The Taki, the Svastika, and the Cross in America. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

The Religion of Primitive Peoples. His addresses on academic and historical occasions, such as the dedication of the Columbian Museum in the University of Pennsylvania, the Anniversary of the New Jersey Historical Society, etc.

To give here a complete Bibliography of the writings of Dr. A list of his publications, dealing more or less directly with Folk-Lore Mythology and allied topics, may, however, not be out of place here, although it must be remembered that in many of his other writings, which do not bear specifically folk-loristic titles, much more of interest in the same fields of science is to be found.

The Annals of the Cakchiquels.

1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Brinton, Daniel Garrison

Of these, 15 are general articles and works, 14 deal with the Indian languages north of Mexico, 31 with the languages and dialects of Mexico and Central America, and 10 with the languages of the West Indies and South America. His address as President of the International Congress of Anthropology, at Chicago, inwas a noble interpretation of the thought of Browning: The Origin of Sacred Numbers.

Sui generis were also the inaugural addresses before the numerous societies whose president he, from time to time, was. The Myths of the New World. The Journal of American Folk-Lorevol.

Los Libros de Chilan Balam. As a physician Dr.


Born May 13,he died July 31,after a life counting full two-score years of literary and scientific activity, secure in fame and beloved by all who knew him. Seldom has it fallen to the lot of any one to serve so well, by his personal talents and social abilities, the science to which his energies were so continuously and so consistently devoted; the "science of man" has never had so genial, so human, an apostle.

Ethnologic and Archologic; II. What the Maya Inscriptions tell about.Essays Of An Americanist by Daniel G. Brinton (Author) Be the first to review this item. Get this from a library! Essays of an Americanist.

[Daniel G Brinton]. Jul 07,  · Inunder the title, “Essays of an Americanist” (Philadelphia,pp.), were gathered together in revised form many of his scattered essays and studies of an anthropologic nature. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Skip to main content Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Excerpt from Essays of an Americanist: I. Ethnologic and Archologic; II. Mythology and Folk Lore; III. Graphic Systems and Literature; IV.

Linguistic The word "Essays" appears on the title of this book in. Many of these articles were collected in and published in a volume entitled Essays of an Americanist.

Brinton essays of an americanist
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