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General Pitt-Rivers

M. W. Thompson

General Pitt-Rivers

evolution and archaeology in the nineteenth century

by M. W. Thompson

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Published by Moonraker Press in Bradford-on-Avon .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pitt-Rivers, Augustus Henry Lane-Fox, -- 1827-1900.,
  • Archaeologists -- Great Britain -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography and notes: p. 128-134.

    Statementby M. W. Thompson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20786088M

    General Pitt-Rivers: Evolution and Archaeology in the Nineteenth Century by Michael Welman Thompson. Imprint unknown, This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item,grams. The main family residence was now Rushmore, near Tollard Royal, which had been built in as a hunting lodge but which in the s formed the base for General Augustus Pitt-Rivers’s famous archaeological investigations on Cranborne Chase. The Rivers part of the surname was added comparatively late.

      A flamboyant polymath, General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers () was influential in four fields during his lifetime: military training, anthropology, archaeology and public education. Yet very little is known about his career, character, or Pages: The PITT RIVERS MUSEUM is a department of the University of Oxford and a world-renowned centre for teaching and research. The museum was founded in when General Pitt Rivers, an influential figure in the development of archaeology and evolutionary anthropology, gave his collection to the University.

    Excavating Pitt-Rivers is a research programme based at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford University, led by Dan Hicks (Associate Professor & Curator of Archaeology). The programme is focused on the archaeological collections made by General Pitt-Rivers between c. and c. , and has received support from the Designation Development Fund of. Buy Pitt Rivers: The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers 1 by Bowden, Mark (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(2).


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General Pitt-Rivers by M. W. Thompson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Life. Pitt-Rivers was born in London, his birth registered under the surname Fox in Chesterfield. He was a son of Alexander Edward Lane Fox-Pitt-Rivers (2 November – 19 August ) and of his wife Alice Ruth Hermione, daughter of Lord Henry father was the eldest son of Augustus Pitt Rivers, ethnologist and anthropologist and founder of the Pitt Rivers Museum, upon whose.

A flamboyant polymath, General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers () was influential in four fields during his lifetime: military training, anthropology, archaeology and public education. Yet very little is known about his career, character, or motivation.5/5(2). The design on the binding of this volume is a fac-simili of that on a tablet of Kimmeridge shale found by Lieut.-General Pitt-Rivers in the Romano-British Village at Rotherley near Rushmore, ; Catalogue with Works of Art from Benin, West Africa, obtained by the punitive expedition inand now at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, United.

General Pitt Rivers Textbook Binding – August 1, by M. Thompson (Author)Author: M. Thompson. Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers, (born ApHope Hall, Yorkshire, Eng.—died May 4,Rushmore, Wiltshire), archaeologist often called the “father of British archaeology,” who stressed the need for total excavation of sites, thorough stratigraphic observation and recording, and prompt and complete publication.

Like Sir Flinders Petrie, Pitt-Rivers adopted a. Buy Pitt General Pitt-Rivers book The Life and Archaeological Work of Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers by Mark Bowden online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Pitt Rivers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. A flamboyant polymath, General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers ( ) /5(2).

Augustus Henry Lane Fox was born at Hope Hall, Yorkshire on 14 April into a wealthy landowning family. He changed his name to Pitt Rivers after inheriting an estate from his great uncle. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

The Origin and Development of the Pitt Rivers Museum. Offprinted from Occasional Papers on Technology, no. 11, Oxford: Pitt Rivers Museum. Bowden, M. Pitt Rivers - The life and archaeological work of Lt.

General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers DCL FRS FSA. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Buxton, L.H. Dudley. General Pitt Rivers: the father of scientific archaeology by Mark Bowden; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Archaeologists, Biography; Places: Great Britain; People: Augustus Henry Pitt.

Antique works of art from Benin, collected by Lieutenant- General Pitt Rivers Inan unauthorized party of British merchants and African soldiers disguised as porters approached the powerful city of Benin, located in what is now southern Nigeria, intending to overthrow its king and.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to : Read "Antique Works of Art from Benin Collected by Lieutenant-General Pitt Rivers" by Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers available from Rakuten Kobo. Benin is situated on the Guinea Coast, near the mouth of the Niger, in latitude 612 north, and longitude 5 to 6 east.

I Brand: Library of Alexandria. By the early s, however, Pitt-Rivers had turned from his academic work to politics. Writing a series of books attacking international communism and praising the ideas of Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler, Pitt-Rivers fell into the circles of the anti-Semitic far right.

Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers () is renowned as an early British archaeologist and donor of the founding ethnographic and archaeological collection to the Pitt. Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt Rivers was born in in Yorkshire to a wealthy land-owning family.

In he entered the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst and was commissioned into the Grenadier Guards in   A West Country landowner, Captain George Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers (–), grandson of the renowned nineteenth-century anthropologist General Pitt-Rivers, had been a British enthusiast for Nazi Germany.

In he was arrested and interned under Defence Regulation : Nigel Copsey. uates-in Britain at least-have known that General Pitt-Rivers was the Father of Archaeological Excavation. Ne-glected after his death inPitt-Rivers's reputation was revived by Sir Mortimer Wheeler in Archaeology from the Earth ( 13, ), who saw in the General's military precision of organization and publication in Cran.

Genre/Form: Biography Biographies History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thompson, M.W. (Michael Welman). General Pitt-Rivers.

Bradford-on-Avon. The General would typically arrive at a site with his workman at 7 a.m. Pitt-Rivers recognised the importance of studying modern artefacts in order to understand those of the past.

He recorded all finds on a site, no matter how trivial (including rubbish), with their contexts, developing the concept of typology: the classification in a.The Museum was founded inwhen General Pitt-Rivers, an influential figure in the development of archaeology and evolutionary anthropology, gave his collection to the University of Oxford.

Augustus Henry Lane Fox was born in in Yorkshire.To find out more about Pitt Rivers' interest in technologies and materials, see here. To find out more about Pitt Rivers' life, collections and museums see here. Further reading. Bowden, M.

[reprinted ] General Pitt Rivers” the father of scientific archaeology Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum Bowden, M.