Childe, Vere Gordon

(1892-1957)
Born in Australia, Childe became professor successively in the Universities of Edinburgh and London, and was a leading figure in mid-twentieth-century archaeology. Known for his Marxist emphasis on the importance of the economy, Childe nevertheless also stressed the importance of society and culture, rather than artefacts. He was a great popularizer of archaeology, particularly through his well-written comparative accounts of human prehistory, such as Man Makes Himself (1956).

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  • Childe, V. Gordon — ▪ British historian and archaeologist in full  Vere Gordon Childe  born April 14, 1892, Sydney, N.S.W., Australia died Oct. 19, 1957, Mount Victoria, N.S.W.       Australian born British historian, linguist, and archaeologist whose study of… …   Universalium

  • Vere Gordon Childe — (* 14. April 1892 in North Sydney, Australien; † 19. Oktober 1957 in den Blue Mountains, New South Wales) war ein australisch britischer marxistischer Archäologe und Archäologietheoretiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vere Gordon Childe — (14 April 1892, Sydney, New South Wales–19 October 1957, Mt. Victoria, New South Wales) was an Australian philologist by training who later specialised in archaeology. Usually known as just Gordon Childe, he was perhaps best known for his… …   Wikipedia

  • Vere Gordon Childe — (14 avril 1892 – 19 septembre 1957) était un archéologue australien. Il a dirigé la fouille du site néolithique de Skara Brae, en Écosse. Il est aussi connu pour avoir introduit les expressions « Révolution… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Vere Gordon Childe — fue un arqueólogo australiano. Nació en Sídney (Australia) el 14 de abril de 1892 y falleció el 19 de octubre de 1957 en Monte Victoria (Nueva Gales del Sur, Australia). Especialista en la prehistoria europea de los milenios segundo y tercero,… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Childe — Childe, Vere Gordon …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Gordon Childe — Vere Gordon Childe (* 14. April 1892 in North Sydney, Australien; † 19. Oktober 1957 in den Blue Mountains, New South Wales) war ein australisch britischer marxistischer Archäologe und Archäologietheoretiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Childe — Vere Gordon Childe (* 14. April 1892 in North Sydney, Australien; † 19. Oktober 1957 in den Blue Mountains, New South Wales) war ein australisch britischer marxistischer Archäologe und Archäologietheoretiker. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gordon — /gawr dn/, n. 1. Charles George ( Chinese Gordon ; Gordon Pasha ), 1833 85, British general: administrator in China and Egypt. 2. Charles William, real name of Ralph Connor. 3. Lord George, 1751 93, English politician. 4. George Hamilton, 4th… …   Universalium

  • Vere — (as used in expressions) Childe Vere Gordon Oxford Edward de Vere 17th earl of Edward de Vere * * * …   Universalium

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