William Allison Davis
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United States
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Masters in English from Harvard University in 1925.

Masters in Anthropology in 1932.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Deep South: a Social Anthropological Study of Caste and Class is a book written by Davis.

  • This book was later used in reference in the Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. the Topeka Board of Education in 1954, which goes to show that Allison Davis's work was recognized nationally.

source: William Allison Davis

Bibliography  :
Dubois and the problems of the black masses (W.E.B. DuBois institute for the study of the American Black) .