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Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff, anthropologist and archaeologist: born Salzburg ; married Alicia Dussan Maldonado (one son, three. The People of Aritama: The Cultural Personality of a Colombian Mestizo Village ( Routledge Library Editions: Anthropology and Ethnography). Gerardo Reichel-. research by Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff and his wife, Alicia, have built a solid foundation for To Reichel-Dolmatoff no division existed between anthropolog-.

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Gerardo emigrated to Colombia inwhere he became a Colombian citizen in In search of America’s last ‘wild’ Indian. Reichel also excavated in other geradro including in San AgustinHuila.

One such defender is Michael Nauenberg, a physics professor emeritus at UC Santa Cruz, whose German Jewish parents immigrated to Colombia a step ahead of the Gestapo in and were friends of the anthropologist.

Reichel-Dolmatoff seemed intent on keeping this part of his life a secret. Views Read Edit View history.

Copyright Los Angeles Times. According to a diary fragment that historians have identified as Reichel-Dolmatoff’s, he was also stationed at the Dachau concentration camp near Munich, which set the template for Hitler’s murderous gulag. In effect, I saw that the indigenous cultures offered unsuspected options that offered strategies of cultural development that simply we should not ignore because they contain valid solutions and are applicable to a variety of human problems.

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He apparently was a low-level rabble-rouser who was kicked out of the SS in for insubordination.

Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff (Author of The Shaman and the Jaguar)

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Diego de Torres y Moyachoque. Seizure Led to FloJo’s Death. Meanwhile, his followers made of him a father-figure thought in terms of a totemic “Great Jaguar” through a canonic biography that oscillates between plausibility and verifiability. Thus, I examine the collective elaboration of a life-history, professor Reichel-Dolmatoff’s life-history, based upon the exegesis of his published biographies and an analysis of his own auto-biographical attempts.

But Reichel-Dolmatoff, who died inapparently had a dark past to hide — as a member of the Austrian Nazi party and of Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler, the Fuehrer’s private army and death squad, which killed scores of rival Nazis in a June purge known as the Night of the Long Knives. Thank you for your comment, Glenn. He was visiting professor of the National Museum of Ethnology in Japan. Now a darker element has been added to his persona.

An anthropologist’s past steps out of the shadows

Un texto introductorio Spanish Edition. A historical analysis of her Samoan research. Posted by Glenn H.

Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Only 1 left in dolmayoff – order soon. HIs contribution to anthropology and Colombian ethnology and prehistory is unquestionable Dear Daniel, Thanks for that fascinating comment, and for your extensive sleuthing.


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Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff

Ancient Peoples and Places’. Reichel taught classes in medical anthropology at the university there and engaged in programs of public health with an anthropological perspective. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Actively involved in archeological excavations in the Caribbean region around Cartagena, inthe Reichel-Dolmatoffs located and also excavated, amongst others, the Barlovento site, which was the first early Formative shell-midden site found in Colombia.

De Gran Jaguar a Padre Simbólico: la biografía “oficial” de Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff

Provide feedback about this page. He was awarded the Thomas H. This paper reviews the controversy around anthropologist Gerardo Reichel-Dolmatoff from a particular standpoint. El Dorado Monster of Lake Tota. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Reichel-Dolmatoff carried out a regional study of reichl area covering archeology, ethnohistory and anthropology, making it one of the first such regional studies made in Colombia.