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- DescriptionBy weaving discussions of the personal and professional writings of Ruth Benedict (1887-1948), this work offers a portrait of a woman who overcame the barriers of sexism to become one of the most compelling intellectual figures in twentieth-century American life. It defends her humanistic approach to anthropology and considers her important works.
- Author BiographyMargaret Mead was one of the most influential anthropologists of the twentieth century. She was the author of Coming of Age in Samoa, among other works.Lois Banner is professor of history and gender studies at the University of Southern California. Her works include Intertwined Lives: Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Their Circle.Nancy Lutkehaus is an associate professor of anthropology and chair of the Gender Studies Program at the University of Southern California. She is author of Zaria's Fire: Engendered Moments in Manam Ethnography, Papua New Guinea, as well as work about Margaret Mead.
- Author(s)Margaret Mead
- PublisherColumbia University Press
- Date of Publication04/10/2005
- GenreBiography: General
- Series TitleColumbia Classics in Anthropology
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintColumbia University Press
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight454 g
- Width212 mm
- Height304 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Foreword byLois W. Banner,Nancy C. Lutkehaus
- Edition Statement30th Anniversary edition
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