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People/Characters: Margaret Mead

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10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn't Help by Benjamin Wiker
Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World by John Szwed
All We Did Was Fly to the Moon (History-alive series) by Dick Lattimer
American Anthropologist: In Memoriam, Margaret Mead (1901-1978) (Volume 82 / No. 2 / June 1980) by American Anthropological Association
Changing the Subject: How the Women of Columbia Shaped the Way We Think About Sex and Politics by Rosalind Rosenberg
Coming of Age in Samoa by Margaret Mead
Coming of Age: The Sexual Awakening of Margaret Mead by Deborah Beatriz Blum
Fighting Words: The Origins of Religious Violence by Hector Avalos
The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression by Amity Shlaes
Growing up in New Guinea by Margaret Mead
Human universals by Donald E. Brown
In Depth: Essayists for Our Time by Carl H. Klaus
Margaret Mead: A Life by Jane Howard
Margaret Mead: Coming of Age in America by Joan Mark
Margaret Mead: The World Was Her Family by Susan Saunders
Reading Benedict / Reading Mead: Feminism, Race, and Imperial Visions by Dolores Janiewski
The Value of Understanding: The Story of Margaret Mead (ValueTales Series) by Spencer Johnson
With a Daughter's Eye: A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson by Mary Catherine Bateson
Women Scientists by Nancy Veglahn

Character description

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

Mead was a respected and often controversial academic who popularized the insights of anthropology in modern American and Western culture. Her reports detailing the attitudes towards sex in South Pacific and Southeast Asian traditional cultures influenced the 1960s sexual revolution. She was a proponent of broadening sexual mores within a context of traditional Western religious life.

Margaret Mead in Wikipedia

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