A Brief History of Anthropology in Brazil

@article{Brand1941ABH,
  title={A Brief History of Anthropology in Brazil},
  author={Donald D. Brand},
  journal={New Mexico Anthropologist},
  year={1941},
  volume={5},
  pages={99 - 150}
}
  • D. Brand
  • Published 1 October 1941
  • History
  • New Mexico Anthropologist
The history of Anthropology in Brazil begins with the discovery of that country in 1500. This is not only because its inhabitants were first described in that year, but also because of the wealth of ethnographic and linguistic material that was obtained and recorded by hundreds of explorers, missionaries, and others in the following centuries before the arrival of the "professional" anthropologist. In fact, it is doubtful if anthropologists from Karl von den Steinen in 1883 up to the present… 

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