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us: Douglas, Mary, 1921-2007


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  • Variants

    • us: Douglas, Margaret Mary Tew, 1921-2007
    • us: Douglas, Mary Tew, 1921-
    • us: Tew, Mary, 1921-2007
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19210325
    • Death Date

        20070516
    • Birth Place

        San Remo (Italy)
    • Associated Locale

        England
    • Associated Locale

        Congo (Democratic Republic)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University College, London. Anthropology Department
        • Affiliation Start: 1951
        • Affiliation End: 1977
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Russell Sage Foundation
        • Affiliation Start: 1977
        • Affiliation End: 1981
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
        • Affiliation Start: 1981
        • Affiliation End: 1985
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Anthropologists
    • Earlier Established Forms

        Douglas, Mary Tew, 1921-Douglas, Mary Tew,1921-
    • Sources

      • found: Her Peoples of the Lake Nyasa region, 1950.
      • found: Her Edward Evans-Pritchard, 1981: t.p. (Mary Douglas)
      • found: NLM files, 12-8-86 (hdg.: Douglas, Mary; usage: Mary Douglas)
      • found: Times online WWW site, May 18, 2007 (Professor Dame Mary Douglas; b. Mar. 25, 1921, San Remo, where her parents had stopped while returning home from Burma; d. May 16, 2007; challenging and wide-ranging social anthropologist whose ideas and influence reverberated far beyond her discipline)
      • found: The Guardian website, Dame Mary Douglas [obituary], May 17, 2007, viewed Feb. 6, 2014 (fieldwork in Belgian Congo, now DR Congo; taught at University College London 1951-1977; at the Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 1977-1981; occupied a chair in anthropology and religious studies, Northwestern University, 1981-1985)
      • found: Data from 678 field, Feb. 6, 2014 (b. 1921 in Italy; Oxford: B.A., B.Sc., D.Phil.; lecturer in social anthropology, Oxford and at University Coll., London)
    • Change Notes

      • 1979-03-09: new
      • 2014-02-07: revised
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