Joseph-François Lafitau


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(1681–1746), ethnologist, and precursor of scientific anthropology.

A Jesuit missionary from Bordeaux, France, Lafitau spent the years 1712 to 1717 in North America, at the Caughnawaga settlement of Mohawk Iroquois ...

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945) — Literature.

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