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Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture

This small online selection from a Library of Congress (LC) exhibition celebrates Margaret Mead's birthday (December 16, 1901) for its 100th anniversary. As a popular but controversial anthropologist, Mead preserved extensive field notes and other documentation for later researchers to consult and interpret, and her collection at LC contains over 500,000 items. The exhibition is organized into...
The Mead Project: Foundational Documents in Sociological Social Psychology

Compiled and created by Lloyd Gordon Ward and Robert Throop at the Brock University Department of Sociology in Canada, the Mead Project contains an array of primary documents by George Herbert Mead and his contemporaries. The stated goal of the project is to revitalize research on Mead's work and to facilitate access to his publications by bringing together many key documents in one readily...
Joel Halpern in Macedonia Photographs

During his long and distinguished career, anthropologist Joel Martin Halpern has worked in many areas of the globe including Laos, Lapland, and the Balkans. He was able to turn his dissertation at Columbia University into his first book (A Serbian Village) and since that time he has returned for fieldwork numerous times. This digital collection from the Credo Project at the University of...