Margaret Mead : A Biography (Greenwood Biographies)
Mary Bowman-KruhmISBN: 0313322678;
Book DescriptionThe anthropologist Margaret Mead garnered fame and generated controversy in a full life that spanned most of the 20th century. This biography follows her from childhood years in Pennsylvania, to college days with her pals nicknamed the Ash Can Cats, to tutelage under the preeminent anthropologist, Franz Boas, at Columbia, and her fieldwork in the South Pacific, starting in Samoa when she was 22 years of age. Private and public are interwoven, with coverage of her marriages, close friendships, writings, and career progression.
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