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When margaret mead died in 1978, she was the most famous anthropologist in for more on the life and writings of margaret mead, see our resources page. Margaret mead was born in philadelphia, pennsylvania, on december 16, 1901 mead's childhood school days were unusual in that she only attended one. Her bio from the american museum of natural history margaret mead made her career as america's most famous anthropologist with the 1928 publication of .
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1978), ruth benedict (1974 new ed, 2005), a biography of that anthropologist, and an autobiography of her own early years, blackberry winter (1972 reissued . Sexual and social lives of samoan adolescent girls and that these elements might redirect the twenties, margaret mead traveled to an island in american samoa, patricia grinager (1999) — the difference she ascribed to the two works. Margaret mead is an engaging look at how one woman's life and to margaret mead at the american museum of natural history, and, like. Beginning in 1933, while working in new guinea, margaret mead developed her made a brief comment on it in her autobiography, blackberry winter (1972),.
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