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Pitt-Rivers

(ˈpɪtˈrɪvəz)
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(Biography) Augustus Henry Lane Fox. 1827–1900, British archaeologist; first inspector of ancient monuments (1882): assembled a major anthropological collection of tools and weapons (now in the Pitt-Rivers Museum, Oxford)
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In 2011, Deborah also presented quillwork demonstrations at Pitt-Rivers Museum in Oxford, England.
Many people, such as leading suffragettes Norah Dacre Fox and Mary Sophia Allen, a pioneer police woman who helped create Britain's first female police force, and Fay Taylor who was our most successful woman motor sports champion, Britain's leading anthropologist George Pitt-Rivers, Alliott Roe who founded the Avro aeroplane building company that later built the famous Lancaster bomber, Henry Williamson, the celebrated author of Tarka the Otter and A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight, Sir Richard Goodall who spent much of his career conducting orchestras at places like the Royal Opera House, had a sense of social justice and knew that something was wrong.
Daniel Mays was, as he always seems to be in whatever he appears in, excellent as Wildeblood, a gay man who, along with his friends, Lord Montagu and Michael Pitt-Rivers, was put in prison because of his sexuality.
It focuses on Peter Wildeblood (Mays), a gay journalist whose lover turned Queen's evidence against him in a trial that would see Wildeblood and his friends Lord Montagu and Michael Pitt-Rivers jailed for homosexual offences.
La muerte del toro en la plaza, segun Pitt-Rivers (1984) o Romero de Solis (1998), responderia a un sacrificio de resonancias religiosas, conectado con los viejos ritos de la fertilidad masculina, frente a los impugnadores de esta interpretacion, como E.
Hart presents readers with an exploration of the life of George Pitt-Rivers, a man who couldAEve just as easily been remembered as one of the great British anthropologists, but instead fell into keeping company with German, Italian, and British fascists.
Hospitality is not limited, as Julian Pitt-Rivers would put it, to the "problem of how to deal with strangers"; (12) such a notion may in fact shed light on the complexities of social interactions.
Thomas, Robert Redfield, Julien Pitt-Rivers, Egon Vogt e Oscar Lewis, na linha do tempo.
Les differents essais temoignent aussi indirectement, tant par leur nombre que par leur caractere theorique, de l'etablissement et de la consolidation de la reputation academique de l'auteur dans les annees 2000 alors que certains des textes rassembles dans Being Alive decoulent de conferences prestigieuses (la Distinguished Lecture de la General Anthropology Division au congres de TAmerican Anthropological Association, la Beatrice Blackwood Lecture au Pitt-Rivers Museum d'Oxford, la Radcliffe-Brown Lecture a l'Universite d'Edimbourg).
There, Pitt-Rivers assembled more than 20,000 artefacts, including flints and other archaeological finds he had made on his estates, agricultural implements and folk and tribal art from all over Europe, Africa and China as well as survey collections of world pottery and Celtic crosses.
Following the example of the Pitt-Rivers Museum and the Palace of Westminster and in a return to visual, artistic, emotional and sacramental religion, proper spaces were created for font, altar, surpliced choir, and ornaments in what was believed to be medieval style, which with the coming of Empire spread all over the world.