MYER, Prudence R.

MYER, Prudence R. 21.12.1920 — 27.4.2001. U.S. Art Historian. Assistant Professor at Mount Holyoke College (1956), Professor of Art at Tulane University (1963), Associate Professor of Art at University of California, Santa Barbara (1966). Publications: Articles, e.g. “The Great Temple at Bodh-Gayā”, The Art Bulletin 40, 1958, 277–298; “Stupas and Stupa-Shrines”, Art. As. 24, 1961,…

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MINTURN, A. Leigh

MINTURN, Ann Leigh. Chicago 1.7.1928 — 31.10.1999. U.S. Cross-Cultural Scholar. Daughter of Harold D. Minturn and Emma Hamsher. Graduated 1949 from Mount Holyoke College. M.A. 1952 and Ph.D. 1954 Radcliffe College, in Social Psychology. From 1954 Research Associate at Cornell University, 1958-67 at University of Illinois. Then taught at University of…

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LOUNSBERY, Grace  Constance

LOUNSBERY, Grace  Constance. New York 29.1.1876 — France 24.9.1964. U.S. Author and Bauddha in France. Daughter of James L. (d. 1897). Founder and President of Amis du Bouddhisme. Unmarried. Publications: La Méditation bouddhique. 179 p. P. 1935; Buddhist Meditation in the Southern School: Theory and Practice for Westerners. 177 p. L. 1950. Sources: ancestry.com.au…

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KROEBER, Alfred L.

KROEBER, Alfred Louis. Hoboken, NJ 11.6.1876 — Paris 9.10.1960. U.S. Cultural Anthropologist and Linguist. Son of German immigrants, Florence Kr. and Anna Müller, grew up in New York City. Studies at Columbia College (B.A. 1896 in English, M.A. 1897 in Romantic drama). PG studies of anthropology under Franz Boas at…

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KLASS, Morton

KLASS, Morton. N.Y. 24.6.1927 — N.Y. 28.4.2001 (when 73). U.S. Anthropologist. Educated in New York, in 1945 joined U.S. Merchant Marine. Started writing fiction, but then was fascinated by Margaret Mead’s Samoan work and turned to anthropology. After three years’ studies graduated A.B. in 1955 from Brooklyn College (evening courses)…

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KITAGAWA, Joseph M.

KITAGAWA, Joseph Mitsuo. Osaka 8.3.1915 — Chicago 7.10.1992. U.S. (Japanese-born) Scholar of Religion.  Born in a Christian Japanese family, his father was episcopal priest, grew up in Japan. Studied theology at Rikkyo University in Tokyo, graduated B.A. 1937. Now went to the U.S.A. for further theology studies at Berkeley. During…

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HOPKINS, Grace Sturtevant

HOPKINS, Grace Sturtevant. 14.7.1904 — Hamden, CT 12.3.2002. U.S. Student of IE Lin­guistics. Daughter of —> Edgar U. Sturtevant and Bessie Skinner. Graduated 1924 from Vassar College. Ph.D. 1932 Yale. In 1931-62 living in New Jersey, then in Hamden, CT and Naples. Active in politics. Married Francis W. Hopkins. Publications: Indo-European…

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HONIGMAN, John J.

HONIGMAN, John Joseph. Bronx, New York 7.6.1914 — 4.8.1977. U.S. Anthropologist. Married, two children. Publications: “Education and Career Specialization in a West Pakistan Village of Renown”, Anthropos 55, 1960, 825-840; “The Swat Pathans”, Anthropos 56, 1961, 941-946. – Edited: Handbook of Social and Cultural Anthropology. Chicago 1973. – Development of Anthropological Ideas. 434 p. 1976. – Other…

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HITCHCOCK, John

HITCHCOCK, John Thayer. Springfield MA 29.6.1917 — 16.1.2001. U.S. Anthropologist. Professor at University of Wisconsin, Madison. Son of Arthur Cornwall H. and Ruth Harriet Thayer. B.A. 1939 Amherst College. M.A. 1941 University Chicago. After war service Instructor at Amherst College, 1946-48. Ph.D. 1956 Cornell University. Acting Assistant Professor of Anthropology at…

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HIRSH, Marilyn

HIRSH, Marilyn. Chicago 1.1.1944 — New York City 17.10.1988. U.S. Art Historian, Illustrator and Author. Born in a Jewish family, her father owned a meat market. Graduated in art 1965 from Carnegie Mellon Institute. Several years teacher of English in India. Taught Indian and Buddhist art at Cooper Union and…

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