FIELD, Henry

FIELD, Henry. Chicago 15.12.1902 — Coral Gables, Florida 4.1.1986.U.S. Anthropologist. His parents divorced soon and his mother, Minna Field, married an Englishman. Educated at Sunningdale and Eton. Studies at Oxford: B.A. 1925, M.A. 1930, Ph.D. 1937. In 1926 returned to Chicago and worked in Field Museum as Assistant Curator of Physical Anthropology, from 1934 Head Curator. In 1950-69 Fellow in Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard. In the 1960s moved to Florida. Fieldwork in Iraq, after WW II in Africa and Pakistan. Three times married, two daughters.

Publications: Contributions to the Anthropology of Iran. 1-2. 1939.

– An Anthropological Reconnaissance in West Pakistan, 1955. 12+332 p. 144 fig. 5 maps. Cambridge MA 1959 (in Baluchistan and Bahawalpur).

– Several further works.

Sources: Wikipedia.

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