Margaret Mead

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United States anthropologist noted for her claims about adolescence and sexual behavior in Polynesian cultures (1901-1978)


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As we celebrate the 40th Margaret Mead Film Festival, the air is charged with tension and change.
I was surprised to learn that she was a student in the famed 1926 introductory class in anthropology at Barnard, taught by Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict, with Margaret Mead, then a Columbia graduate student, as their assistant, since Boas, Benedict, and Mead rarely mention Du Bois in their writings about those years.
In Margaret Mead and Samoa: The Making and Unmaking of an Anthropological Myth, Freeman ripped apart Mead's facile contentions point by point, and refuted her characterizations of Samoan society as irreligious and relaxed about adolescence and sexual behaviour.
Margaret Mead, Culture and Commitment: A Study of the Generation Gap, Garden City, New York: Natural History Press/Doubleday, 1970.
Ballard, US author, 1930 DIED LIONEL Barrymore, actor, 1954, above STOKELY Carmichael, activist, 1998 MARGARET Mead, anthropologist, 1978
Vincent Millay and anthropologist Margaret Mead, to stage and film stars Cary Grant and John Barrymore.
After the defeat of the Axis, Gorer accepted an invitation from Margaret Mead, the prominent anthropologist and founder of the Institute for Intercultural Studies, to assess the Soviet Union.
In this work for general readers (first published in 1995), he presents a framework for understanding leadership and illustrates the framework with profiles of famous leaders such as anthropologist Margaret Mead, civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.
One of my favorite quotations is from anthropologist Margaret Mead.
Its cultural perspective has always been an avowedly interdisciplinary one, and its past Fellows have included such distinguished figures as Paul Tillich, Margaret Mead, Mircea Eliade, W H Auden, Robert Motherwell and Mies Van der Rohe.
Current controversy surrounding the validity of the ethnographic study conducted by anthropologist Margaret Mead is but one example of such academic controversy.
The Stars: Mother Teresa, Buckminster Fuller and Margaret Mead
Koenig first went to Bulgaria 40 years ago with a letter of introduction from Margaret Mead.
Scientists range from Hippocrates to Stephen Hawking, Sir Isaac Newton to Margaret Mead.
The first featured article in this issue is "Eskimo Life A Century Ago," by Margaret Mead.
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