Mendes Correia and the Porto School of Anthropology
The Portuguese Colonial Empire established its base in Africa in the fifteenth century and would not be dissolved until 1975. This book investigates how the different populations under Portuguese rule were represented within the context of the Col...
Patrcia Ferraz de Matos is a research fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon. She is associate editor of the Anthropological Journal of European Cultures (2020-2024), convener of the Europeanist Network of EASA (2020-2024) and deputy director of the journal Anlise Social (2021-2024). She is the author of The Colours of the Empire (Berghahn Books, 2013).
List of Illustrations Acknowledgements List of Acronyms and Abbreviations List of Archives and Libraries Introduction Chapter 1. Biography of Mendes Correia (1888-1960) Chapter 2. The Institutionalization of Anthropology in Portugal: The Case of the Porto School of Anthropology Chapter 3. A Diversity of Topics Attached to the Study of Humanity Chapter 4. Practical Uses of Anthropology Chapter 5. Mendes Correias Political Legacy Conclusion. The Legacy of Mendes Correia and of the Porto School of Anthropology Appendix 1: Volumes of Miscellaneous from the Porto School of Anthropology Appendix 2: Foreign Authors in the Miscellaneous of the Porto School of Anthropology References Index