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American Philosophical Society
Transformational Journeys: An Ethnologistís Memoir: Transactions, APS (Vol. 106, Part 5)
Victoria R. Bricker
This is the professional memoir of an ethnologist, who studies the cultures and languages of ethnic groups, in the present and in the past. Victoria R. Brickerís journeys -- from Hong Kong to Shanghai during World War II, to the U.S. after the war, to Germany, Harvard, southeastern Mexico, and eventually to New Orleans -- influenced her choice of ethnology as a career and shaped that career over 50 years. Ethnology served as the stepping stone for intellectual forays into other related fields, such as linguistics, ethnohistory, epigraphy, and astronomy, all focused on the Maya people of southern Mexico and Central America. Bricker, a Professor Emerita who holds several other positions, is the author, with her husband, Harvey M. Bricker (1940-2017), of ďAstronomy in the Maya Codices.Ē Illus.
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Ordinary Mysteries: Common Journal of Nathaniel and Sophia Hawthorne: 1842-1843 (Memoir 256)
Long Route to the Invention of the Telescope: (Transactions 98-5)
From Elements to Atoms: A History of Chemical Composition (Transaction 92-4)
Shortest and Most Convenient Route (Transaction 94-5)
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