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...
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...
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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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Mead, Margaret, and Franz Boas. Coming of Age in Samoa. W. Morrow, 1928.