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Ruth Benedict

Ruth Benedict (born Ruth Fulton, June 5, 1887 – September 17, 1948) was an American anthropologist and folklorist.

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Anthropology - Anthropological Traditions - United States - Franz Boas
... generation of students included Alfred Kroeber, Robert Lowie, Edward Sapir and Ruth Benedict, who each produced richly detailed studies of indigenous North American cultures ... out by younger Boasians such as Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict ... the Sword remain popular with the American public, Mead and Benedict never had the impact on the discipline of anthropology that some expected ...
Ruth Benedict - Publications
... "Journals." An Anthropologist at Work Writings of Ruth Benedict ... "The Story of My Life..." An Anthropologist at Work Writings of Ruth Benedict ... Benedict "Two Diaries" An Anthropologist at Work Writings of Ruth Benedict ...

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    If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war will bear an objective examination of its merits.
    Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)

    The adequate study of culture, our own and those on the opposite side of the globe, can press on to fulfillment only as we learn today from the humanities as well as from the scientists.
    —Ruth Benedict (1887–1948)