Margaret Mead (1901 - 1978) MP

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in New York, New York, New York, United States
Occupation: Anthropologist
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About Margaret Mead

Margaret Mead (December 16, 1901 – November 15, 1978) was an American cultural anthropologist, who was frequently a featured writer and speaker in the mass media throughout the 1960s and 1970s.

She was both a popularizer of the insights of anthropology into modern American and Western culture, and also a respected, if controversial, academic anthropologist. Her reports about the attitudes towards sex in South Pacific and Southeast Asian traditional cultures amply informed the 1960s sexual revolution. Mead was a champion of broadened sexual mores within a context of traditional western religious life.

An Anglican Christian, she played a considerable part in the drafting of the 1979 American Episcopal Book of Common Prayer.[1]:347-348

She was a recognised figure in academia.

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Margaret Mead's Timeline

1901년 12월 16일
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Age 34
1978년 November 15일
Age 76
New York, New York, New York, United States
1978년 November
Age 76
Buckingham, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States