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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
... His first generation of students included Alfred Kroeber, Robert Lowie, Edward Sapir and Ruth Benedict, who each produced richly detailed studies of indigenous North American cultures ... carried out by younger Boasians such as Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict ... and 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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    Racism is an ism to which everyone in the world today is exposed; for or against, we must take sides. And the history of the future will differ according to the decision which we make.
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    A man’s indebtedness ... is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.
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