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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Adolph Bandelier  

Pen Name: None

Genre: History Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1848 in Bern, Switzerland

Died: 1914 in Sevilla, Spain


-- Adolph Bandelier on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=adolph+bandelier


Illinois Connection

The author was born in Switzerland to a well educated family that later moved to Highland, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Adolph Bandelier became a well know anthropolgist and archaeologist who studied Native American tribes in the Southwestern United States and Central America. The Bandelier National Monument is named after him.


Published Works

  • Final Report of Investigations Among the Indians if the Southwestern United States, General Books LLC, 2010
  • The Southwestern Journals of Adolph F. Bandelier, 1889-1992, University of New Mexico Press, 1984
  • The Discovery of New Mexico by the Franciscan Monk, Friar Marcos De Niza in 1539, University of Arizona Press, 1982
  • The Delight Makers, General Books LLC, 2010
  • The Islands of Titicaca and Koati, Illustrated, Hispanic Society of America, 2010
  • The Indians and Aboriginal Ruins near Chachapoyas in Northern Peru, Amazon Print on Demand, 2010
  • On the Social Organization and the Form of Government of the Ancient Mecxicans, University of Toronto, 2011
  • Documentary History of the Rio Grande Pueblos of New Mexico, Kessinger Publishing LLC, 2010
  • Hemenway SouthwesternArchaeological Expedition:..., Nebu Press, 2010


Selected Titles At Your Library

The southwestern journals of Adolph F. Bandelier,
ISBN: 0826307345. OCLC Number:

University of New Mexico Press,. Albuquerque,. [1966-©1984]

"A day-to-day field notebook, as well as an intimate diary of Bandelier's daily observations and moods, the Journals provide a firsthand account of a pioneering anthropologist's reactions to the Southwest. They contain the joys and frustrations Bandelier encountered in his early attempts to understand people and their environment."--Jacket flap.

Adolph F. Bandelier's The discovery of New Mexico by the Franciscan monk Friar Marcos de Niza in 1539 /
ISBN: 0816507171. OCLC Number:

University of Arizona Press,. Tucson :. ©1981.


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