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Return from the Natives: How Margaret Mead Won the Second World War and Lost the Cold War
Celebrated anthropologist Margaret Mead, who studied sex in Samoa and child-rearing in New Guinea in the 1920s and '30s, was determined to show that anthropology could tackle the psychology of the most complex, modern societies in ways useful for waging the Second World War. This fascinating book follows Mead and her closest collaborators—her lover and mentor Ruth Benedict ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published May 7th 2013 by Yale University Press
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