Franz Boas

Standard Name: Boas, Franz


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Instructor Zora Neale Hurston
Among her instructors were Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict , poet and author of Patterns of Culture (1934). Before graduating, Hurston travelled to the South on a Carter G. Woodson Foundation fellowship, in her first...
Instructor Margaret Mead
After graduating from high school in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, MM intended to go to Wellesley College , her mother's alma mater, which was then an all-female institution. But her father refused to fund her higher...
Publishing Zora Neale Hurston
The first edition has an introduction by Franz Boas and illustrations by Miguel Covarrubias . Later editions are provided with introductions by Robert Hemenway (1978) and Arnold Rampersad (1990).
Library of Congress Online Catalog.
Textual Production Margaret Mead
She did her research during eight months spent in Samoa, during which she learned the language, conducted interviews, and was chosen the taupou, or ceremonial virgin representative of a village she stayed at.
Banner, Lois W. Intertwined Lives: Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Their Circle. Alfred A. Knopf, 2003, p. xii; 540 pp.


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