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Dustin M. Wax

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Dustin M. Wax is an anthropologist and Executive Director of the Burlesque Hall of Fame museum in Las Vegas at the UNLV Barrick Museum in Las Vegas. He is the editor of Anthropology at the Dawn of the Cold War which explores the relationship between anthropology and the military, intelligence community, and government during the first two decades of the Cold War, and the author of Don't Be Stupid: A Guide to Learning Studying and Succeeding at College. In addition, he has worked several years as a freelance writer, most prominently as the managing editor of the personal productivity site Stepcase Lifehack.

Another positive review of Anthropology at the Dawn of the Cold War has appeared, this time in the Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford (JASO). The reviewer, Iain Perdue, sees the book's discussion of Cold War McCarthyism and militarism as a timely intervention in today's debates, writing:

The issues of ethics and the ramifications of anthropologists performing government work are be...
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