Ruth Fulton Benedict
Date of Birth  :
1887-05-06 1948-17-09
Place of Birth  :
New York City
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :
Ph.D. in anthropology, Columbia University (1923).
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Ruth Fulton Benedict was one of the first female anthropologists of her time.

  • Her books serve as reference points of humanistic thought in the 20th century.

  • She helped to shape the discipline of anthropology not only in the United States, but also for the rest of the world.

Bibliography  :
Concept of the Guardian Spirit in North America, Anthropologist at Work: Writings of Ruth Benedict,El Crisantemo Y La Espada / the Chrysanthemum and the Sword: Patrones De La Cultura Japonesa/ Patterns of Japanese Culture (Ciencias Sociales / Social Science) (Spanish Edition)