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“The Great Project”


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Primitive man was invented in the nineteenth century. By the twenty-first he was extinct. The interesting question is what happened to him in between, and the answer has to be in two parts: one is about the vagaries of the idea of the "primitive"; the other is about the people who got lumped together under the label. 

 

 

 

 

Event Date: 
Friday, 2 May 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Speaker: 
Peter Metcalf
Speaker Title: 
Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Virginia