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1848

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

The most celebrated and widespread of the 19th-c. European revolutions proved also a crucial turning point in the Italian Risorgimento. Beginning with an insurrection in Palermo in January,...

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The Isthmus in “Decline,” 1739–1848

James P. Delgado, Tomás Mendizábal, Frederick H. Hanselmann and Dominique Rissolo.

in The Maritime Landscape of the Isthmus of Panamá

August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 7106 words.

Chapter 5 explains the late colonial period, the end of the transisthmian treasure route, the end of Spanish control, and the postcolonial period through the early nineteenth century.

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Ephraim George Squier

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(1821–88),

New York archaeologist whose writings include Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley (1848) and Aboriginal Monuments of the State of New York (1851). His other...

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George Dennis

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(1814–98) [Bi]

Amateur British antiquary whose career as a civil servant and in the diplomatic service afforded him irregular opportunities to pursue antiquarian survey and...

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John Yonge Akerman

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(1806–73) [Bi]

English antiquary, who worked as secretary to William Cobbett. Akerman had a lifelong interest in the study of coins and helped found the Numismatic Society of...

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Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(1821–85) [Bi]

Danish prehistorian, born in Jutland, who early in life developed an interest in archaeology that led him to be described as the first professional archaeologist. He...

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Thomas Bateman

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology.

(1821–61) [Bi]

British antiquarian well known for his exploits in excavating barrows in the Peak District of central England. Born in Rowsley, Derbyshire, Bateman began his...

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The Significance of the Frontier Complex in American History

Daniel R. Maher.

in Mythic Frontiers

April 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 9549 words.

Building on Robert Frazer’s framework for understanding forts of the West, this chapter organizes the frontier complex into five eras. The era of Indian removal (1804–1848) to Indian...

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Mythic Frontiers

Daniel R. Maher.

April 2016; p ublished online January 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 312 pages.

Mythic Frontiers examines how what we call the American frontier functions as a narrative for silencing the violent, oppressive, colonizing forces of manifest destiny by...

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Jones, Charles Colcock, Jr.

T. Erskine Clarke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 947 words.

Jones, Charles Colcock, Jr. (28 October 1831–19 July 1893), lawyer, archaeologist, and historian, was born in Savannah, Georgia, the son of Charles Colcock Jones, a Presbyterian clergyman,...

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Bandelier, Adolph Francis Alphonse

Madeleine Turrell Rodack.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; History. 1330 words.

Bandelier, Adolph Francis Alphonse (06 August 1840–18 March 1914), archaeologist, ethnologist, and historian, was born in Bern, Switzerland, the son of Adolphe Eugene Bandelier, a jurist...

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Maykop

V. Ya. Petrukhin.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Prehistoric Art. 589 words.

[Maikop]

Town in the northern Caucasus in Russia and site of a burial mound dating to the Early Bronze Age (mid-3rd millennium bc). It was excavated by Nikolai I. Veselovsky...

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Tikal

William A. Haviland.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Latin American and Caribbean Art; Pre-Columbian Art. 1016 words.

Site of a Pre-Columbian Maya city in the Petén region of north-eastern Guatemala. By the 2nd century ad Tikal had become the undisputed political and cultural leader in the southern...

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Salzenberg, Wilhelm

Eva Börsch-Supan.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; 19th-Century Art. 389 words.

(b Münster, Jan 20, 1803; d Montreux, Oct 24, 1887).

German architect and writer. He achieved a high position as a Prussian building official, combining his knowledge of...

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Eggers, (Hartwig Karl) Friedrich

Werner Wilhelm Schnabel.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; History of Art; 19th-Century Art. 371 words.

(b Rostock, Nov 27, 1819; d Berlin, Aug 11, 1872).

German art historian, writer and teacher. From 1841 to 1848 he studied history, archaeology and art history in Rostock,...

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Donaldson, T(homas) L(everton)

Jill Lever.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; Art Education; Greek and Roman Art; 19th-Century Art. 340 words.

(b London, Oct 17, 1795; d London, Aug 1, 1885).

English architect, archaeologist and teacher. He was the son of an architect, James Donaldson (c. 1756–1843), and great-nephew...

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Ranigat

E. Errington.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology; Architecture; South and Southeast Asian Art; Religious Art; Buddhist Art. 448 words.

[Naogram]

Site of a Buddhist monastery of Gandhara on the Buner border 50 km north-east of Mardan, North-West Frontier Province, Pakistan. It was first recorded by Alexander...

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Lanckoroński, Count Karol

Karolina Lanckorońska.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Archaeology; Architecture; History of Art; Greek and Roman Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Art of the Middle East and North Africa. 323 words.

[Karl Anton Leo Ludwig]

(b Vienna, Nov 4, 1848; d Vienna, July 15, 1933).

Polish archaeologist, writer, collector and patron, active in Austria. As an archaeologist...

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