Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead: a Biography

Anthropologist Margaret Mead garnered fame and generated controversy in a full life that spanned much of the 20th century. This book includes material about Mead not published in other biographies, including:
•    information about existing pages of a manuscript Mead described tearing up when the atom bomb was dropped,
•    her personal and anonymous funding of the American Anthropological Association when it was in financial straits, and
•    her support for anthropologists who worked for the government’s covert operations during the Vietnam War era.
ISBN 0-313-32267-8

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How U.S. Society Changed During the 1920s, as
Reflected in the Life of Margaret Mead

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