This posting is an experiment in providing timely access to the contents of journals received in the Goldwater Library. We will continue to send the monthly email "New Arrivals", which includes a list of journal issues received, for the foreseeable future.
Selected contents from this issue:
History and the Birds of Paradise--Surprising Connections from New Guinea
"By paying attention to the relationships responsible for the production of hats decorated with bird of paradise plumes we can suggest alternative understandings of New Guinea's history..."
A Short History of Anthropology at Penn (Download .pdf)
Concentrating on : "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."
* For the complete contents and other selected full text articles from this and all past issues, visit Expedition's website.*