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Review Of Robert Ackerman, J.G. Frazer: His Life And Work, Dan Ben-Amos Jan 1990

Review Of Robert Ackerman, J.G. Frazer: His Life And Work, Dan Ben-Amos

Departmental Papers (NELC)

"Darwin, Marx, Frazer and Freud are among the most important thinkers of the past century, and are significant shapers of the modern mind and of the present century" (Stanly Edgar Hyman, The Tangled Bank: Darwin, Marx, Frazer and Freud and Imaginative Writers [1966], p. x). Of these four, Frazer is probably the only one who has written more books than has books written about him. Surely, references and allusions to his works abound. In 1922 T.S. Eliot cited in his "Notes on 'The Waste Land' " Frazer's The Golden Bough as a work "which has influenced our generation profoundly ...


Jewish Studies And Jewish Folklore, Dan Ben-Amos Jan 1990

Jewish Studies And Jewish Folklore, Dan Ben-Amos

Departmental Papers (NELC)

Occasionally in the annals of scholarship there are events that turn upon themselves, so that, instead of being forums for exchange of ideas about a defined topic, they themselves become a subject for analysis and self-rejection. Our present panel is such an occasion. This is the first time in the history of the World Congresses for Jewish Studies that the program committee has allocated the discipline of folklore a plenary session, treating it as the equal of history, literature, Jewish languages and other fields that make up the entire gamut of Jewish studies. And thereby hangs a question. Why the ...


Palm Trees In Paradise: Victorian Views Of The Ancient Near Eastern Landscape, Naomi F. Miller Jan 1990

Palm Trees In Paradise: Victorian Views Of The Ancient Near Eastern Landscape, Naomi F. Miller

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Papers

No abstract provided.


Lerma Y Olivares: La Práctica Del Valimiento En La Primera Mitad Del Seiscientos, Antonio Feros Jan 1990

Lerma Y Olivares: La Práctica Del Valimiento En La Primera Mitad Del Seiscientos, Antonio Feros

Departmental Papers (History)

A estas alturas, podria resultar paradojico sefialar que detras de esta cita de Gonzalez Davila se encuentra una de las razones -explicitada de for­ma natural por el autor- que explicaria, en ultima instancia, los cambios que se produjeron en el reinado de Felipe III: el caracter personal de la Monar­quia Hispana. Desde esta perspectiva la entronizacion de un nuevo monarca se convirtio -al igual que en reinados anteriores y posteriores- en el momen­to politico clave, en la ocasion para la introducion de novedades y de exalta­cion de personajes hasta esos momentos oscuros. Parece claro, en este ...


Front Matter Jan 1990

Front Matter

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


The Papers Of John Layard Jan 1990

The Papers Of John Layard

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Malinowski's Diary Redux: Entries For An Index, George W. Stocking Jr., Bronisław Malinowski Jan 1990

Malinowski's Diary Redux: Entries For An Index, George W. Stocking Jr., Bronisław Malinowski

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


The Sources Of British Anthropology Jan 1990

The Sources Of British Anthropology

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Research In Progress Jan 1990

Research In Progress

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Recent Journal Numbers Jan 1990

Recent Journal Numbers

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Recent Dissertations Jan 1990

Recent Dissertations

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Recent Work By Subscribers Jan 1990

Recent Work By Subscribers

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Announcements Jan 1990

Announcements

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Suggested By Our Readers Jan 1990

Suggested By Our Readers

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Jan 1990

Front Matter

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Subscription Costs Go Up Jan 1990

Subscription Costs Go Up

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Recent Journal Numbers Jan 1990

Recent Journal Numbers

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Putnam, Boas, Holmes, Donald Mcvicker, William Henry Holmes Jan 1990

Putnam, Boas, Holmes, Donald Mcvicker, William Henry Holmes

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Research In Progress Jan 1990

Research In Progress

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Recent Dissertations Jan 1990

Recent Dissertations

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Suggested By Our Readers Jan 1990

Suggested By Our Readers

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Recent Work By Subscribers Jan 1990

Recent Work By Subscribers

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Gleanings From Academic Gatherings Jan 1990

Gleanings From Academic Gatherings

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


New Journals Jan 1990

New Journals

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Announcements Jan 1990

Announcements

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Pox Britannica: Smallpox Inoculation In Britain, 1721-1830, Deborah Christian Brunton Jan 1990

Pox Britannica: Smallpox Inoculation In Britain, 1721-1830, Deborah Christian Brunton

Publicly Accessible Penn Dissertations

Inoculation has an important place in the history of medicine: not only was it the first form of preventive medicine but its history spans the so-called eighteenth century 'medical revolution'. A study of the myriad of pamphlets, books and articles on the controversial practice casts new light on these fundamental changes in the medical profession and medical practice. Whereas historians have associated the abandonment of old humoural theories and individualised therapy in favour of standardised techniques with the emergence of new institutions in the second half of the century, inoculation suggests that changes began as early as the 1720s. Though ...


Poem Division, Paired Poems, And Amores 2.9 And 3.11, Cynthia Damon Jan 1990

Poem Division, Paired Poems, And Amores 2.9 And 3.11, Cynthia Damon

Departmental Papers (Classical Studies)

No abstract provided.


Volume 17, Issue 1 Jan 1990

Volume 17, Issue 1

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Volume 17, Issue 2 Jan 1990

Volume 17, Issue 2

History of Anthropology Newsletter

No abstract provided.


Toni Morrison: The Struggle To Depict The Black Figure On The White Page, Timothy B. Powell Jan 1990

Toni Morrison: The Struggle To Depict The Black Figure On The White Page, Timothy B. Powell

Departmental Papers (Religious Studies)

This problem of how to represent the black self on the white page, how to overcome the inherent ethnocentrism of the Western literary tradition, is one with which both the critic and the novelist of Afro-American literature must struggle to come to terms. As Gates points out, it is a tradition which dates all the way back to Plato's metaphor of the soul -of a white horse which is described as a "follower of true glory" and another, "of a dark color," which in turn attempts to lead the soul "to do terrible and unlawful deeds." For those who ...