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Abbott, Charles Conrad

Michael J. Brodhead.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Natural History. 917 words.

Abbott, Charles Conrad (04 June 1843–27 July 1919), naturalist and archaeologist, was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Timothy Abbott, a banker, and Susan Conrad. As a child he loved...

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Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina (1945–2002), archaeologist and museum curator

H. S. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 974 words.

Adams [née Bishop], Barbara Georgina (1945–2002), archaeologist and museum curator, was born on 19 February 1945 at Hammersmith Hospital, London, the only child of Charles Bishop, labourer,...

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Afar

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — African Studies.

Ethnic group found in parts of Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia, also known as Danakil, Denakil, and Adal.

Approximately 1.5 million people belong to the Afar ethnic group, mostly...

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Albright, William Foxwell

Kevin E. Stilley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 1004 words.

Albright, William Foxwell (24 May 1891–19 September 1971), biblical archaeologist, was born William Thomas Albright in Coquimbo, Chile, the son of Wilber Finley Albright and Zephine Viola...

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Allan

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Politics. 0 words.

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Allchin, (Frank) Raymond (1923–2010), archaeologist and scholar of early Indian culture

Julia Shaw.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 1192 words.

Allchin, (Frank) Raymond (1923–2010), archaeologist and scholar of early Indian culture, was born on 9 July 1923 at The Briars, Northwick Park Road, Harrow, Middlesex, the second son and...

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Allen, John Romilly (1847–1907), archaeologist

I. B. Henderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology. 918 words.

Allen, John Romilly (1847–1907), archaeologist, born at Park Village West, Regent's Park, London, on 9 June 1847, was the eldest son of George Baugh Allen (1821–1898), a well-known special...

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The Archaeologist’s Evangeline

Jonathan Fowler.

in The Oxford Handbook of Historical Archaeology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Historical Archaeology; Archaeology of North America; Migration Studies. 6608 words.

The French colony of Acadia, located in what is now the Maritime Provinces of Canada and part of the State of Maine, has long attracted the attention of writers and scholars. Immigrating to...

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Archaeology of Gender in Mesoamerican Societies

Rosemary A. Joyce.

in The Oxford Handbook of Mesoamerican Archaeology

September 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeology by Region; Gender and Sexuality. 4213 words.

This article reviews studies on the archaeology of gender in Mesoamerica. Critical advances in the archaeology of gender in Mesoamerica include explorations of how status and age...

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Archaeology of the Métis

Kisha Supernant.

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Archaeology of North America; Race and Ethnicity. 9435 words.

This article reviews the history of Métis archaeological research in Canada. The Métis of Canada arose as a distinct Indigenous identity in the postcontact period and provide an interesting...

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