For more than a generation, this pioneering book has been an indispensable introduction to the field of anthropology. Here, in her study of three sharply contrasting cultures, Benedict puts forward her famous thesis that a people's culture is an integrated whole, a "personality writ large." Includes a preface from Margaret Mead.
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RUTH BENEDICT (1887-1948) was one of the twentieth century's foremost anthropologists and helped to shape the discipline in the United States and around the world. Benedict was a student and later a colleague of Franz Boas at Columbia, where she taught from 1924. Margaret Mead was one of her students. Benedict's contributions to the field of cultural anthropology are often cited today.
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Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Bost, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110395074053
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0395074053 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0138933
Book Description Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1973. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0395074053