Lewis Henry Morgan


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Noun1.Lewis Henry Morgan - United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)Lewis Henry Morgan - United States anthropologist who studied the Seneca (1818-1881)
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He was also the brother of the famous Ely Parker, who was both a sachem and a brevet general in the Civil War and, as I pointed out in an earlier column, a seminal source of information about Iroquois culture for such writers as Lewis Henry Morgan.
However, the Soviet grasp of ethnography stemmed, as did that of Marx and Engels, from the simplistic, unilinear evolution of Lewis Henry Morgan.
The reason why is that my great/grand uncle Lewis Henry Morgan was also a member of the 2nd battalion of the 24th regiment of foot (The Warwickshire's).
He recently published his first book, The Promise of Progress: The Life and Work of Lewis Henry Morgan.
The novel study of kinship was known to only a handful in the Australasian colonies and the first section was an introduction to the theory and early findings of American lawyer Lewis Henry Morgan which had just been published as Systems of Consanguinity and Affinity (1871).
Ironically, in his discussion of the books of Lewis Henry Morgan, Trachtenberg mentions Morgan's friend, Francis Parkman, and refers to him parenthetically as "no particular friend of the Indian" (20).
Como en su anterior entrega, dedicada a la obra de Lewis Henry Morgan (Valdes, 1998), la autora emplea un enfoque genetico para iluminar las relaciones entre orden -clasificacion- e historia -tiempo-, aunque en esta ocasion la investigacion entrana una mayor enjundia reconstructiva, pues "Boas paso su vida derruyendo un edificio para poder levantar la propia morada, y de esta dejo solo unos pocos planos, tentativos unas veces, reiterativos las mas" (2006: 11).
They were delivered as the 1968 Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures at the University of Rochester.