A Brief History of Anthropology in Brazil

  title={A Brief History of Anthropology in Brazil},
  author={Donald D. Brand},
  journal={New Mexico Anthropologist},
  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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Notices of Brazil in 1828 and 1829

Mapa da cidade do Rio de Janeiro, 1829 [antes da folha de rosto]; Palacio Conde dos Arcos, sede do Senado [v. 2, entre p. 416-417].

Homenagem au seu quinquagenario. Rio de Janeiro, 1888. Alcides LIMA: Historia do Rio Grande do Sul

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  • 1935

Chief Brazilian boundary Comm.; 1861-67

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      Ferreira Penna; Brazilian naturalist, explorer; chiefly 1860's-70's