George Amos Dorsey


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(1868–1931), anthropologist associated with the Field Museum at Chicago, taught at the University of Chicago and The New School for Social Research. His studies of the American Indians include Traditions of the Arikara (1904), The Mythology of the Wichita (1904), Traditions of the Caddo (1905), and Pawnee Mythology (1906). Among his later popular works are Why We Behave Like Human Beings (1925), The Evolution of Charles Darwin (1927), and Man's Own Show: Civilization (1931).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.

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