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Morgan, Lewis Henry 1818-1881

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Works: 432 works in 1,260 publications in 11 languages and 18,567 library holdings
Genres: History  Textbooks  Diaries  Records and correspondence  Guidebooks 
Roles: Author, Composer, Translator, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: E99.I7,
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Ancient society; or, Researches in the lines of human progress from savagery through barbarism to civilization by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

140 editions published between 1877 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,950 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ancient Society defines three major stages in the cultural and social evolution of mankind. Morgan describes how savages, advancing by definite steps, attained the higher condition of barbarism. He then explores how barbarians, by similar progressive advancement, finally attained civilization. Finally he discusses why other tribes and nations have been left behind in the race of progress. Inventions and discoveries show the similarity of human wants at the same stages of advancement, thus demonstrating the psychic unity of mankind. The idea of property - now an obsession in civilized society - underwent a similar process of growth and development, as did the principles of government. By the "comparative method" of using existing and historical societies as examples of previous stages, the history of human progress could be reconstructed. These parallel lines along the pathways of human progress form the principal subjects of discussion in Ancient Society."--Jacket
Houses and house-life of the American aborigines by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

58 editions published between 1881 and 2011 in English and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 4 examines the architecture and the influences of architecture on the social life of many North American Indians. One of the aspects the author surmised from his study of the architecture was that the family unit seemed insufficient to face all the struggles necessary for life, so larger organizations of several families were most common in North America, rather than single-family households. The author also noted that households tended be formed of related individuals, making kinship between the families of mothers and families of their children an important aspect of the social organization and living arrangements
League of the Ho-deʹ-no-sau-nee or Iroquois by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

79 editions published between 1851 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides a picture of Iroquois society, exploring the political, geographical, economic, spiritual, cultural and domestic life of the people
The Indian journals, 1859-62 by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

9 editions published between 1959 and 1993 in English and held by 1,129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ethnological studies made between 1859 and 1862 of Indians in Kansas, Nebraska, and Dakota, with illustrations from the paintings of Catlin, Bodmer, Lewis and McKenney, and Hall. First publication
League of the Iroquois by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

32 editions published between 1962 and 1996 in English and Iroquoian and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic study of an American Indian tribe with the original illustrations
Ancient society by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

19 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and Italian and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Systems of consanguinity and affinity of the human family by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

57 editions published between 1868 and 2010 in English and Dutch and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Modern anthropology would be radically different without this book. Published in 1871, this first major study of kinship, inventive and wide-ranging, created a new field of inquiry in anthropology. Drawing partly upon his own fieldwork among American Indians, anthropologist Lewis Henry Morgan examined the kinship systems of over one hundred cultures, probing for similarities and differences in their organization. In his attempt to discover particular types of marriage and descent systems across the globe, Morgan demonstrated the centrality of kinship relations in many cultures. Kinship, it was revealed, was an important key for understanding cultures and could be studied through systematic, scientific means
The American beaver and his works by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

18 editions published between 1868 and 1982 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pioneers in American anthropology; the Bandelier-Morgan letters, 1873-1883 by Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier( Book )

14 editions published between 1940 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American beaver : a classic of natural history and ecology by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Urgesellschaft : Untersuchungen über den Fortschritt der Menschheit aus der Wildheit durch die Barbarei zur Zivilisation by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

44 editions published between 1891 and 1981 in German and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evolutionismus
La société archaïque by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

20 editions published in 1971 in 4 languages and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Montezuma's dinner : an essay on the tribal society of North American Indians by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

9 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Circular in reference to the degrees of relationship among different nations by Smithsonian Institution( Book )

5 editions published in 1860 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Government and institutions of the Iroquois by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

10 editions published between 1928 and 1970 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Société archaïque by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in 3 languages and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origin of the family, private property and the state, in the light of the researches of Lewis H. Morgan by Friedrich Engels( Book )

30 editions published between 1884 and 1987 in 5 languages and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Passing references to Aborigines
Extracts of Lewis Henry Morgan's European travel journal by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

3 editions published in 1937 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

México antiguo by Lewis Henry Morgan( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Spanish and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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League of the Iroquois
Alternative Names
Lewis Henry Morgan

Lewis Henry Morgan Amerikaans politicus

Lewis Henry Morgan etnologo e antropologo statunitense

Lewis Henry Morgan US-amerikanischer Anthropologe und Mitbegründer der Ethnologie

Lewis Morgan amerykański antropolog i historyk

Lu-i-ssu Heng-li Mo-erh-ken 1818-1881

Ludovicus Henricus Morgan

Lüis Henri Morqan

Luyisi Hengli Moergen 1818-1881

Mo-erh-kan 1818-1881

Mo-erh-ken, Lu-i-ssu Heng-li 1818-1881

Mo-ken 1818-1881

Moergan 1818-1881

Moergen, Luyisi Hengli 1818-1881

Mogen 1818-1881

Morgan, L. G.

Morgan, Lewis

Morgan, Lewis H.

Morgan, Lewis H. 1818-1881

Morgan, Lewis H. (Lewis Henry), 1818-1881

Morgan, Lewis Henry

Morgan, Lewis Henry 1818-1881

Morgan, L'ûis Genri.

Morgans, L. 1818-1881

Morgans, L. H. 1818-1881

Луис Хенри Морган

Льюис Генри Морган

Льюїс Генрі Морган

Люис Морган

Морган, Л. Г 1818-1881

Морган, Льюис

Морган, Льюис Г 1818-1881

Морган, Льюис Генри 1818-1881

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לואיס הנרי מורגן

لویس مورگان

ਲਿਊਸ ਐਚ ਮਾਰਗਨ

루이스 모건

モルガン, L. H

モルガン, ルイス

ルイス・ヘンリー・モーガン

摩根 1818-1881

摩爾根 1818-1881

摩尔根, 路易斯 亨利 1818-1881

摩爾根, 路易斯亨利 1818-1881

莫爾甘 1818-1881

路易斯·亨利·摩尔根

路易斯 亨利 摩尔根 1818-1881

路易斯亨利摩爾根 1818-1881

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Houses and house-life of the American aboriginesThe Indian journals, 1859-62League of the IroquoisSystems of consanguinity and affinity of the human familyMéxico antiguoTradition and contract : the problem of orderLewis H. Morgan on Iroquois material culture