Childe, V. Gordon, (Vere Gordon) (1892-1957)

Also known as
Chaĭld, Gordon (1892-1957)
Chairudo, G. (1892-1957)
Childe, Gordon (1892-1957)
Childe, Vere Gordon (1892-1957)
تشايلد،, جوردون, (Sير جوردون) (1892-1957)
Field of activity
Archaeologist; Political Theorist; Political theorist
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Vere Gordon Childe (1892-1957), archaeologist and political theorist, was born on 14 April 1892 at North Sydney, son of London-born parents Rev. Stephen Henry Childe, rector of St Thomas's Church of...

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Vere Childe was educated and did his early archeological work in Australia. He was later Professor of Prehistory Archeology, University of Edinburgh 1927-1945, and then Director of the Institute of Archaeology, University of London 1946-1957. He published widely on theory.

Born Sydney, 14 April 1892. Died Blue Mountains, 19 October 1957. Educated Universities of Sydney (BA 1914) and Oxford (B Litt 1916). Senior resident tutor, St Andrew's College, University of Sydney 1917-18; private secretary to John Storey 1919-21; New South Wales Agent-General's Office, London 1922; librarian, Royal Anthropological Institute, London 1925-26; first Abercromby professor of prehistoric archaeology, University of Edinburgh 1927-45; professor of prehistoric European archaeology and director of the Institute of Archaeology, University of London 1946-57.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Childe, Vere Gordon
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Gordon Childe [1892-1957] Founder of Modern Archaeology
    Walker, Michael J.
    Published: 1983
    Series: Quadrant, 27, April, 32-35
  3. Childe, Vere Gordon (1892-1957)
    Allen, Jim
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 636-637
  4. The making of a radical archaeologist: the early years of Vere Gordon Childe
    Derricourt, Robin
    Published: 2014
    Series: Australian Archaeology, 79, Dec., 54-64

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  1. The archaeology of V. Gordon Childe : contemporary perspectives / edited by David R. Harris
    V. Gordon Childe Centennial Conference Institute of Archaeology, University College, London) (1992 :
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1994 ]
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    The archaeology of V. Gordon Childe : contemporary perspectives / edited by David R. Harris
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  2. Craft specialization and social evolution : in memory of V. Gordon Childe / Bernard Wailes, editor
    Childe, V. Gordon (Vere Gordon), 1892-1957
    [ Book : 1996 ]
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    Craft specialization and social evolution : in memory of V. Gordon Childe / Bernard Wailes, editor
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  3. Presencia de Vere Gordon Childe / [edición a cargo de] José Antonio Pérez
    Childe, V. Gordon (Vere Gordon), 1892-1957
    [ Book, Government publication : 1981 ]
    Languages: Spanish;English, [1 other]
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  4. Changing methods and aims in prehistory presidential address for 1935
    Childe V. Gordon (Vere Gordon), 1892-1957
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  5. New views on the relations of the Aegean and the North Balkans
    Childe V. Gordon (Vere Gordon), 1892-1957
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  6. Notes on the chronology of the Hungarian bronze age
    Childe V Gordon Vere Gordon 1892-1957
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  7. Drevneĭshiĭ vostok v svete novykh raskopok / Gordon Chĭld ;perevod a angliĭskogo M. B. Grakovoĭ-Sviridovĭ : predislovie i red. V.I. Avdieva : [bibliog.]
    Childe, V. Gordon (Vere Gordon), 1892-1957
    [ Book : 1956 ]
    Languages: Russian
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  8. A gold vase of early Helladic type
    Childe, V. Gordon (Vere Gordon), 1892-1957
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  9. The constitution of archaeology as a science
    Childe, V. Gordon (Vere Gordon), 1892-1957
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  10. Archaeological ages as technological stages : Huxley Memorial Lecture for 1944 / by V. Gordon Childe
    Childe, V. Gordon (Vere Gordon), 1892-1957
    [ Book : 1944-1949 ]
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  1. The archaeology of V. Gordon Childe : contemporary perspectives / edited by David R. Harris
    V. Gordon Childe Centennial Conference Institute of Archaeology, University College, London) (1992 :
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1994 ]
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    The archaeology of V. Gordon Childe : contemporary perspectives / edited by David R. Harris
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  2. [Biographical cuttings on Vere Gordon Childe, archaeologist, containing one or more cuttings from newspapers or journals]
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  3. Final program & abstract <of the> V. Gordon Childe Centenary Conference, The University of Queensland, 23-26 September 1990 / <organized by the Australian Studies Centre of the The University of Queensland>
    V. Gordon Childe Centenary Conference University of Queensland) (1990 :
    [ Book : 1990 ]
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  4. Bibliography of the Publications of Professor V. Gordon Childe / compiled by Isobel F. Smith
    Smith, Isobel F
    [ Book : 1955 ]
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  5. V. Gordon Childe Centenary Conference, the University of Queensland, 23-26 September 1990 : final program & abstracts
    University of Queensland
    [ Conference Proceedings : 1990 ]
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  6. [Portrait of V. Gordon Childe, ca. 1930s] Swan Watson FRPS
    Swan Watson, Andrew
    [ Photograph : 1930-1991 ]
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  7. Second Childehood Gordon Childe and Australian Archaeology / Tim Murray
    Murray, Tim
    Australian Archaeology
    [ Article, Book : 1990 ]
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  8. Records
    V. Gordon Childe Centenary Conference (1990)
    [ Unpublished : 1990 ]
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  9. The archaeology of V Gordon childe: Contemporary perspectives [Book Review]
    Frankel, David
    Australian Aboriginal Studies
    [ Article : 1995 ]
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  10. Archaeology : verse accounts of the writings of V. Gordon Childe / Gary Webster
    Webster, Gary S
    [ Book : 2000 ]
    Archaeology : verse accounts of the writings of V. Gordon Childe / Gary Webster
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  1. POLITICAL ACTION AND THE NEWER UNIONISM. By V. GORDON CHILDE.
    Labor News (Sydney, NSW : 1918 - 1924) Saturday 15 February 1919 p 6 Article
    ... NEWER UNIONISM. By V. GORDON CHILDE. The One Big Union Movement owes its success, I suspect, very ... 1596 words
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  2. STANLEY GORDON.
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    ... STANLEY GORDON. BY JOHN RAE, Author of The "SHIELD) & BANNEI I WON." But not so. A friendly hand ... every moment's v delay here was precious as it gave her so much start. Looking round Stanley 0 saw that ... 4113 words
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  3. Gordon Freeth Reports..
    Harvey Murray Times (WA : 1931 - 1955) Friday 9 June 1950 p 9 Article Illustrated
    ... Gordon Freeth orts I In this series of fortnightly notes, Gordon Freeth M.H.R. for Forrest aims at ... -and-twenty-two Vermin | Boards set up under the Ver- [ min Act, very few function ef-| ficiently if at all, and most ... 622 words
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  1. Contributions to prehistoric archaeology Offered to V(ere) Gordon Childe in honour of his 65. birthday / by 27 authors
    [ Book : 1956 ]
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  2. The Pastmasters : eleven modern pioneers of archaeology : V. Gordon Childe, Stuart Piggott, Charles Phillips, Christopher Hawkes, Seton Lloyd, Robert J. Braidwood, Gordon R. Willey, C.J. Becker, Sigfried J. De Laet, J. Desmond Clark, D.J. Mulvaney / ...
    Chippindale, Christopher, 1951-
    [ Book : 1989 ]
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    The Pastmasters : eleven modern pioneers of archaeology : V. Gordon Childe, Stuart Piggott, Charles Phillips, Christopher Hawkes, Seton Lloyd, Robert J. Braidwood, Gordon R. Willey, C.J. Becker, Sigfried J. De Laet, J. Desmond Clark, D.J. Mulvaney / edited by Glyn Daniel and Christopher Chippindale
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  3. What happened in history
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  4. How labour governs
    Childe, V. Gordon (Vere Gordon)
    [ Book : 1964 ]
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  1. PROCEEDINGS UNDER THE COPYRIGHT ACT.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 29 April 1926 [Issue No.38] p 515

    Government Gazette Notices

    ... Childers strefefc; North Adelaide, S.A. Sheet of Letterpress: " The Blue Rose (Illustrated)." 16th February ... February, 1926 14687. Orville H. Reeder and Curtis Armstrong-, Tivoli Theatre, Melbourne, Vic. V aideville ... 7025 words
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  2. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY. NATIONAL MEMORIALS ORDINANCE 1928-1959.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 29 September 1966 [Issue No.83] p 4865

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    ... Childe (1892-1957) Engineer Rear-Admiral Sir William Clarkson, K.B.E., C M.G. (1859-1934) Sir Timothy ... Bay Brigadier Arthur Seaforth Blackburn, V.C., C.M.G., C.B.E. (1892-1960) Maurice McCrae Blackburn ... 11170 words
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    ... May 11, 1921 5402 Aug. 12, 1931 4203 May 1, 1922% 1736 Feb. 10, 1892 4431 Sept. 24,1923 2018 Mar. 11 ... ., Lie. Midwif., 1892, R.C.P., Irel.; Lie., lie# Midwif., 1892, R.C.S. Irel. Beamish, Francis Teulon ... 48816 words
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  1. Vere Gordon Childe: evolutionary historian
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  2. Aspects of Vere Gordon Childe
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  3. Gordon Childe on Australia's class structure in 1957. -Includes document by Vere Gordon Childe entitled Australia Today is Far From a Socialist Society-
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  4. V. Gordon Childe: a biographical sketch
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  1. Profile of V Gordon Childe
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    Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian), 1805-1875
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  3. The Norton anthology of English literature / Stephen Greenblatt, general editor ; M.H. Abrams, founding editor emeritus
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