Roland Burrage Dixon
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
Worcester, Massachuse
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :
Ph.D. from Harvard University
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Dixon was Franz Boas's first doctoral student, and Dixon's early papers represent some of the earliest work inspired by Boas' views on culture.

  • Some of his works include

    • Maidu Myths(1902)

    • The Chimariko Indians and Language(1910)

    • Maidu Texts(1912)

    • Oceanic Mythology (myths of the Indonesian, Oceanian, Australian region, published in 1915)

    • Racial History of Man (1923)

source:Roland Burrage Dixon

Bibliography  :
Oceanic [Mythology] , Achomawi and Atsugewi Tales and Achomawi Myths (Forgotten Books) ,Oceanic (Mythology of All Race, Volume IX).