American Anthropologist, Volumen13
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Página 481 - Illustrated. 8vo. 12s. net. AT THE BACK OF THE BLACK MAN'S MIND, OR NOTES ON THE KINGLY OFFICE IN WEST AFRICA. By RE DENNETT. Illustrated. 8vo. 10s. net. NIGERIAN STUDIES, OR THE RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL SYSTEM OF THE YORUBA. By RE DENNETT. Illustrated. 8vo. 8s. 6d. net.
Página 551 - Wisconsin under the auspices of the American Museum of Natural History of New York.
Página 405 - changes his type even in the first generation almost entirely. Children born not more than a few years after the arrival of the immigrant parents in America develop in such a way that they differ in type essentially from their foreign-born parents.
Página 476 - ... 400, should be sextile; and that this should be the case every fourth century until the 40th, which should terminate with a common year. The year was divided into twelve months of thirty 'days each, with five additional days at the end, which were celebrated as festivals, and which obtained the absurd name of
Página 406 - For instance, the east European Hebrew, who has a very round head, becomes more long-headed; the south Italian, who in Italy has an exceedingly long head, becomes more short-headed; so that in this country both approach a uniform type, as far as the roundness of the head is concerned.
Página 566 - ... their wives, and with Mr. AF Welch of Fort Wayne, Ind., paid a visit to the spot. Near the foot of the northern slope of a deep, ovalshaped depression three-quarters of a mile wide, is a circular formation one hundred and sixty feet in diameter, made by shoveling up the soil from the outer side. The height from the bottom of the trench to the top of the embankment is from six to eight feet. The surrounding timber has been cut away, and popple and briers are growing over the spot. On the top of...
Página 573 - Anon, we found a great burying place, one part whereof was encompassed with a large palisado, like a church-yard with young spires, four or five yards long, set as close one by another as they could, two or three foot in the ground. Within it was full of graves, some bigger and some less. Some were also paled about; and others had like an Indian house made over them, but not matted. Those graves were more sumptuous than those at Cornhill; yet we digged none of them up, but only viewed them and went...
Página 411 - This fact is one of the most suggestive discovered in the investigation, because it shows that not even those characteristics of a race which have proved to be most permanent in their old home remain the same under the new surroundings; and we are compelled to conclude that when these features of the body change, the whole bodily and mental make-up of the immigrants may change.
Página 56 - A company seldom comprises more than twelve members, and is said never to exceed fifteen or sixteen. The smaller companies consist of one male with his one, two, or three wives, and some small children. A company of six or seven members would probably have two adult males. As the younger members grow up they take, or rather keep, their places in the company. When the old male becomes cross, or possibly, it may be, too infirm to travel with the company, he goes off by himself and spends the rest of...
Página 573 - ... stood the frame of an house, wherein being dead he lay buried. About a mile from hence, we came to such another, but seated on the top of an hill : here Nanepashemet was killed, none dwelling in it since the time of his death.