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Encyclopedia > Edward Burnett Tylor
Edward Burnett Tylor.
Edward Burnett Tylor.

Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (October 2, 1832January 2, 1917), the English anthropologist, was born at Camberwell, London, the son of Joseph Tylor and Harriet Skipper. Alfred Tylor, the geologist, was an elder brother. This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... October 2 is the 275th day (276th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 90 days remaining. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Wikimedia Commons has media related to: England Inter. ... See Anthropology. ... Camberwell is a district of London 2. ... Part of the London skyline viewed from the South Bank London is the most populous city in the European Union, with an estimated population on 1 January 2005 of 7,421,328 and a metropolitan area population of between 12 and 14 million. ... A geologist is a contributor to the science of geology. ...


His parents were members of the Society of Friends, at one of whose schools, at Grove House, Tottenham, he was educated. In 1848 he entered his father's business (J. Tylor and Sons, Brassfounders) in London, but at about the age of twenty he was threatened with consumption and forced to abandon business. During 1855 - 1856 he travelled in the United States of America. Proceeding in 1856 to Cuba, he met Henry Christy the ethnologist, with whom he visited Mexico. Tylor's association with Christy greatly stimulated his awakening interest in anthropology, and his visit to Mexico, with its rich prehistoric remains, led him to make a systematic study of the science. Many of his theories based on unilineal evolution, considered racist in modern times, have been abandoned. The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, or Friends, is a religious community founded in England in the 17th century. ... Arms of the Municipal Borough of Tottenham Tottenham is a place in the London Borough of Haringey. ... 1848 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Henry Christy (26 July 1810 - 4 May 1865), English ethnologist, was born at Kingston-on-Thames. ... Ethnologyis a genre of cultural anthropology and| anthropological study, involving the systematic comparison of the beliefs and practices of different societies. ... Anthropology (from the Greek word άνθρωπος, human) consists of the study of humankind (see genus Homo). ...


In 1858 Tylor married Anna Fox. 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ...


While on a visit to Cannes he wrote a record of his observations, entitled Anahuac; or, Mexico and the Mexicans, Ancient and Modern, which was published in 1861. In 1865 appeared Researches into the Early History of Mankind, which made Tylor's reputation. This book was followed in 1871 by the more elaborate Primitive Culture: Researches into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy, Religion, Language, Art and Custom. In 1881 Tylor published a smaller and more popular handbook on anthropology. Overview of Cannes from Le Suquet The seaside town of Cannes, in southern France, as seen from a ferry speeding towards lîle Saint Honorat Cannes (Canas in Provençal) (pronounced ) is a city and commune in southern France, located on the Riviera, in the Alpes-Maritimes département. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1865 is a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1871 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1881 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


In 1871 he was elected Fellow of the Royal Society, and in 1875 received the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Laws from the University of Oxford. He was appointed Keeper of the University Museum at Oxford in 1883, and Reader in Anthropology in 1884. In 1888 he was appointed first Gifford lecturer at Aberdeen University. In 1896 he became Professor of Anthropology at Oxford and was knighted in 1912. The premises of the Royal Society in London. ... 1875 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Civil law could be: A legal system based on the Justinian code prevailent in continental Europe, Central and South America, as well as Quebec and Louisiana. ... The University of Oxford, located in the city of Oxford, England, is the oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... 1883 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1884 is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar). ... 1888 is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... University of Aberdeen Motto: Initium sapientiae timor domini (The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom) Logo © University of Aberdeen The University of Aberdeen is a university in Aberdeen, Scotland, founded by William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen in 1495 as Kings College. ... 1896 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday. ...


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Edward Burnett Tylor - LoveToKnow 1911 (370 words)
EDWARD BURNETT TYLOR (1832-), English anthropologist, was born at Camberwell, London, on the 2nd of October 1832, the son of Joseph Tylor, a brassfounder.
Alfred Tylor, the geologist, was an elder brother.
Tylor's association with Christy greatly stimulated his awakening interest in anthropology, and his visit to Mexico, with its rich prehistoric remains, led him to make a systematic study of the science.
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