Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier
Date of Birth  :
August 6, 1840 March 18, 1914
Place of Birth  :
Bern
Country  :
Switzerland
Field of Expertise  :
Anthropology
Educational background  :
Archaeological and ethnological work among the Indians of the southwestern United States - Scholarship
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • The Bandelier National Monument in New Mexico was named after Adolph .

  • Bandelier's knowledge, observation and research are amongst his greatest contributions to archaeology.

  • He was one of the first to use the methodology of participant observation.

Bibliography  :
On the Art of War and Mode of Warfare of the Ancient Mexicans On the Distribution and Tenure of Lands and the Customs with respect to Inheritance among the Ancient Mexicans On the Social Organization and Mode of Government of the Ancient Mexicans