University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Igor Kopytoff

A Short History of Anthropology at Penn

By: Igor Kopytoff

His Brief History of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania empha­sizes three periods: the Department’s protohistory in the 19th century, closely associated with the founding of the Museum; the Department’s formal begin­nings in the early 20th century; and its revival after World War II, which effectively gave rise to the present Department. This survey stops […]