Antonio Goubaud Carrera
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Guatemala City,Guatemala
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Anthropology at the University of Chicago.

M.A. degree in anthropology from University of Chicago.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Goubaud was among the first generation of Guatemalan anthropologists to be trained in the United States and became Guatemala's first proficiently trained anthropologist.
  • Antonio Goubaud returned to Guatemala with his new companion Frances Westbrook, a fellow student at the University of Chicago.
  • Goubaud did not relax, as soon as he returned to Guatemala he began a two-year food study of Guatemalan Indians with the support of the Carnegie Institution of Washington.
  • In 1951 Antonio Goubaud Carrera passed away at the age of 49.
  • He was survived by his wife Frances and two small daughters.
  • Some of his more unforgettable credits include the Guatemalan Ambassador to Washington and principle lecturer of anthropology at the University of source: Antonio Goubaud Carrera

Bibliography  :
INDIGENISMO EN GUATEMALA, Reconnaissance of northern Guatemala, 1944 (Microfilm collection of manuscripts on Middle American cultural anthropology) ,The Guajxaquíp báts;: An Indian ceremony of Guatemala.