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 723 - ... which he would cut off a portion more or less, the length of a palm, and throw it on the embers. Then he would give three gashes to an arm, the second cut on the inside of an elbow, and would sever the limb. A little after this, he would begin to unite it, and putting his hands on the wounds, these would instantly become healed. They said that frequently in the dance he appeared among them, sometimes in the dress of a woman, at others in that of a man; that when it pleased him he would take a...
Página 410 - 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 both approach, a uniform type in this country, so 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 155 - The Polynesian wanderings: tracks of the migration deduced from an examination of the Proto-Samoan content of Efate and other languages of Melanesia, pp.
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 406 - The head form, which has always been considered as one of the most stable and permanent characteristics of human races, undergoes far-reaching changes due to the transfer of the races of Europe to American soil.