Margaret mead (december 16, 1901 – november 15, 1978) was an american cultural in later life, mead was a mentor to many young anthropologists and visions of culture: an introduction to anthropological theories and theorists. An introduction to the life of margaret mead mead, margaret (1901-78), american anthropologist, widely known for her studies of primitive societies and her.
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