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Author Moses, Daniel Noah

Title The promise of progress : the life and work of Lewis Henry Morgan / Daniel Noah Moses
Published Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (x, 332 pages) : illustrations
Contents Preface: Huckleberry Finn's Dilemma; Introduction; Part I: Civilization Observed; Chapter One: A New World; Chapter Two: Warrior; Chapter Three: Scholar; Part II: Civilization Explained; Chapter Four: Respectable Family Man; Chapter Five: Scholarly Adventures; Chapter Six: ANCIENT SOCIETY and Modern Times; Part III Civilization in Question; Chapter Seven: After the Victorian Age; Conclusion: Age of Aquarius; Age of Apocalypse; Bibliography; Acknowledgments; Index
Summary "A detailed presentation of Lewis Henry Morgan's life from his early work with the Iroquois to his defense of American capitalism to his strange posthumous career among international leftists up to Morgan's influence among today's environmentalists, anarchists, feminists, and other social visionaries"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-312) and index
Notes English
Print version record
SUBJECT Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881.
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881 -- Influence
Morgan, Lewis Henry, 1818-1881. fast (OCoLC)fst00001550
Subject Anthropologists -- United States -- Biography
Social evolution.
Cultural Evolution
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Social Scientists & Psychologists.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
Social evolution.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009001016
ISBN 9780826266606