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An Anthropologist at Work: Writings of Ruth Benedict

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The product of a long collaboration between two distinguished anthropologists, Ruth Benedict and Margaret Mead, who was Benedict's pupil, colleague, and finally, literary executor and biographer.
Hardcover, 583 pages
Published July 15th 1977 by Greenwood Press (first published 1973)
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Ruth Fulton Benedict (June 5, 1887 – September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist and folklorist.

She was born in New York City, attended Vassar College and graduated in 1909. She entered graduate studies at Columbia University in 1919, where she studied under Franz Boas. She received her Ph.D and joined the faculty in 1923. Margaret Mead, with whom she may have shared a romantic relationship
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