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Individual Author Record

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Name:  Adolph Bandelier  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT History Non-Fiction Other

Born: 1848 in Bern, Switzerland

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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.


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