Anthropology and Ethnology

Anthropology [Greek: anthropos, man + logos, a discourse] Study of the human race in relation to its origin, evolution, distribution and culture. Aristotle is supposed to have been the first to use the term. Magnus Hundt’s(1449–1519) Anthropologium de Hominis Diginate (1501) deals with the anatomy and physiology of the human body. It was defined as ‘a treatise on man’ byDiderot and D’Alembert in 1772. The term was used in its present sense by Johan Friedrich Blumenbach (1752–1840), professor of medicine at Göttingen. Immanuel Kant (1724–1804), a German philosopher and professor of logic and metaphysics from Königsberg was suggested an animal origin for man in Anthropology published in 1798. Physical evidence for the antiquity of man was unearthed by Johan Friedrich Esper (1732–1781) at Gailenreuth Cave in 1770. An attempted to trace man’s ancestors was made by Heinrich Phillip August Ernest Haeckel (1834–1919) in his Generelle Morphologiae published in 1866. British surgeon, Edward Tyson (1649–1708) from Bristol published The Anatomy of the Pigmy compared with that of a Monkey, an Ape and a Man in 1698. It became a branch of science in the 18th century due to the work of Thomas Huxley, Charles Darwin (1809–1882),Sir Charles Lyell (1797–1875),Edward Tylor, Arthur Keith(1866–1955), Paul Broca (1824–1880),Rudolph Virchow (1821–1902) and Johann Friedrich Blumenbach(1752–1840). The first Anthropological Society was formed in Paris by Broca in 1859. The Anthropological Society in England was founded in 1863 with John Hunt. Antiquity of Man was published by Lyell in the same year. Pierre Marcellin Boule (1861–1942), professor at the Natural History Museum in Paris who made the first complete construction of Neanderthal skeleton, published Les Hommes Fossiles in 1921. See evolution.



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Animals, Men and Myths; An Informative and Entertaining History of Man and the Animals Around Him Lewinshohn, Richard Publication Date: 1954
Animals, Men and Myths; An Informative and Entertaining History of Man and the Animals Around Him Lewinshohn, Richard Publication Date: 1954
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The Piltdown Forgery, J S Weiner,Illustrated, Oxford University Press First edition, 1955
The Piltdown Forgery, J S Weiner,Illustrated, Oxford University Press First edition, 1955
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Savages and Sex, Ernest Crawley, First Edition, Methuin & Co, London, 1929, Editor Theodore Besterman
Savages and Sex, Ernest Crawley, First Edition, Methuin & Co, London, 1929, Editor Theodore Besterman
£60.00
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Creation by Evolution, Frances Mason, Other Contributors Herbert Spencer Jennings, Elliot Smith, Illustrated, First cheap edition 1934 (first edition 1928)
Creation by Evolution, Frances Mason, Other Contributors Herbert Spencer Jennings, Elliot Smith, Illustrated, First cheap edition 1934 (first edition 1928)
£78.00
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Human History, Elliot Smith, Illustrated, Jonathan Cape Ltd London First Edition 1930
Human History, Elliot Smith, Illustrated, Jonathan Cape Ltd London First Edition 1930
£78.00
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Modern Science and Modern Thought, Samuel Laing, Chapman & Hall 1892, very good copy
Modern Science and Modern Thought, Samuel Laing, Chapman & Hall 1892, very good copy
£88.00
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History of Anthropology by A.C. Haddon, Watts and Co, London, 1910,
History of Anthropology by A.C. Haddon, Watts and Co, London, 1910,
£93.00
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The Past in the Present: What is Civilisation, Sir Arthur Mitchell, First Edition, David Doughlas 1880, good copy
The Past in the Present: What is Civilisation, Sir Arthur Mitchell, First Edition, David Doughlas 1880, good copy
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Ancient Man in Britain by Donald A Mackenzie First Edition 1923 Mackenzie, Donald A
Ancient Man in Britain by Donald A Mackenzie First Edition 1923 Mackenzie, Donald A
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Arboreal Man by F. Wood Jones First Edition 1916
Arboreal Man by F. Wood Jones First Edition 1916
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A HISTORY OF SEXUAL CUSTOMS FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT, Richard Lewinsohn, Longmans, First English Translation, 1958
A HISTORY OF SEXUAL CUSTOMS FROM EARLIEST TIMES TO THE PRESENT, Richard Lewinsohn, Longmans, First English Translation, 1958
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Evolution, Heredity and Variation. D Ward Cutler 1925 First Edition
Evolution, Heredity and Variation. D Ward Cutler 1925 First Edition
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The Origin of the Aryans, Isaac Taylor, Walter Scott, London, 1889, Illustrated, good copy
The Origin of the Aryans, Isaac Taylor, Walter Scott, London, 1889, Illustrated, good copy
£110.00
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The Antiquity of Man, Sir Arthur Keith, Williams & Norgate, 1915. First Edition,
The Antiquity of Man, Sir Arthur Keith, Williams & Norgate, 1915. First Edition,
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Prehistoric man and his story; a sketch of the history of mankind,  G F Elliot 64 Illustrations Scott, Seeley London, 1915, First Edition
Prehistoric man and his story; a sketch of the history of mankind, G F Elliot 64 Illustrations Scott, Seeley London, 1915, First Edition
£125.00
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Human Ancestry, From a Genetical Point of View, R Ruggles Gates, Harvard University, First Edition 1948
Human Ancestry, From a Genetical Point of View, R Ruggles Gates, Harvard University, First Edition 1948
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Anthropology, Paul Topnard, Chapman and Charles, London 1894, 49 woodcuts,
Anthropology, Paul Topnard, Chapman and Charles, London 1894, 49 woodcuts,
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The Descent of Man and Selection in relation to Sex, Charles Darwin, 1888, John Murray, London, good copy
The Descent of Man and Selection in relation to Sex, Charles Darwin, 1888, John Murray, London, good copy
£155.00
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The Wonders of the Little World, or General History of Man, engravings and woodcuts,  Nathaniel Wanley W M Johnston,1805 New Edition
The Wonders of the Little World, or General History of Man, engravings and woodcuts, Nathaniel Wanley W M Johnston,1805 New Edition
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The childhood of man;: A popular account of the lives, customs and thoughts of the primitive races. Leo Frobienius.B. Lippincott, 1909. First Edition
The childhood of man;: A popular account of the lives, customs and thoughts of the primitive races. Leo Frobienius.B. Lippincott, 1909. First Edition
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Darwinism, An Exposition on the Theory of Natural Selection,  First Edition, Alfred Russel Wallace, Macmillan & Co, London, 1889
Darwinism, An Exposition on the Theory of Natural Selection, First Edition, Alfred Russel Wallace, Macmillan & Co, London, 1889
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Pre-historic times, as illustrated by ancient remains and the manners and customs, Sir John Lubbock, Norgate, 1878.
Pre-historic times, as illustrated by ancient remains and the manners and customs, Sir John Lubbock, Norgate, 1878.
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The nature of man; studies in optimistic philosophy, Metchnikoff, William Heinmann, London Putnam 1904, First Edition
The nature of man; studies in optimistic philosophy, Metchnikoff, William Heinmann, London Putnam 1904, First Edition
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First principles, Herbert Spencer 1880, a 19th century classic on social evolution and anthropology,  system of Philosophy
First principles, Herbert Spencer 1880, a 19th century classic on social evolution and anthropology, system of Philosophy
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Metamorphosis of Man and Lower Animals by A.De Quatrefages, First English translation, Robert Harswicke, London, 1864.
Metamorphosis of Man and Lower Animals by A.De Quatrefages, First English translation, Robert Harswicke, London, 1864.
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Principles of Biology, Herbert Spencer,  2 Volumes, Williams & Norgate, 1880
Principles of Biology, Herbert Spencer, 2 Volumes, Williams & Norgate, 1880
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Evolution of Man, Ernst Haeckel, 2 large volumes 1905, Watts & Co, London
Evolution of Man, Ernst Haeckel, 2 large volumes 1905, Watts & Co, London
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Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H M S Beagle, Charles Darwin 1890
Journal of Researches into the Natural History and Geology of the Countries Visited during the Voyage of H M S Beagle, Charles Darwin 1890
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The Evolution of Man by Ernst Haeckel, Volume I Embryology and  Ontogeny, Volume II Human Stem History or Phylogeny Ernest Haeckel, 1906 good copy
The Evolution of Man by Ernst Haeckel, Volume I Embryology and Ontogeny, Volume II Human Stem History or Phylogeny Ernest Haeckel, 1906 good copy
£345.00
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An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, A View of its past and present Effects on Human Happiness, T R Malthus, Volume 1, Third Edition, 1806, modern binding, good condition,
An Essay on the Principle of Population; or, A View of its past and present Effects on Human Happiness, T R Malthus, Volume 1, Third Edition, 1806, modern binding, good condition,
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