Standard Name: Douglas, Mary
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25 March 1921
Mary Tew (later Mary Douglas ), future social anthropologist and author of Purity and Danger, 1966, was born at San Remo in Italy.
AnthropologistMary Douglas published her best-known work, Purity and Danger, a study of ritual behaviour and taboo.
Mary Douglas published another influential work of social anthropology, Natural Symbols.
Anthropologist Mary Douglas continued her provocative work on systems of classification in The World of Goods.
Mary Douglas pioneered anthropological work on environmentalism and risk analysis in her book Risk and Culture, written in collaboration with political scientist Aaron Wildavsky .
11 November 2004
Anthropologist Mary Douglas continued her reevaluation of Biblical subjects with Jacob's Tears: The priestly work of reconciliation.
Social anthropologist Mary Douglas published a brief study of literary composition entitled Thinking in Circles: An Essay on Ring Composition.
16 May 2007
Dame Mary Douglas , pioneering anthropologist and author, died in London at the age of eighty-six.