Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Their Circle
Written by Lois W. Banner
Trade Paperback, 576 pages
December 7, 2004
A uniquely revealing biography of two eminent twentieth-century American women. Close friends for much of their lives, Ruth Benedict and Margaret Mead met at Barnard College in 1922, when Mead was a student, Benedict a teacher. They became sexual partners (though both married), and pioneered in the then male-dominated discipline of...
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