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Ruth Benedict 1883? Dad died at young age-obsessed with death Started with literature Then taught high school Enrolled at anthropology course-met Franz Boas Saw it as a creative outlet Explored her own alienation Make it her career Did fieldwork under Kroeber Connected to Margaret Mead Interested in culture and personality connection Each culture had own personality configuration-gestalt 1934 cultures are individuals are not antagonists
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Unformatted text preview: misconception about dualism law isn’t equal to social order society isn’t separate entity no individual can strive without a culture berdache 3 tribes-Dionysian type, Polynesian type, Races of Mankind Wrote for American troops in ww2 Dispelling racism We all have same ancestors Differences due to environmental factors Student wrote biography about her...
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course ANTH 300 taught by Professor V during the Fall '11 term at Saint Louis.

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