Fredrik Barth
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M.A. from the University of Chicago in 1949.

Ph.D from Cambridge University in 1957.

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  • Some of Barth's important contributions to theory include Models of Social Organization and Ethnic Groups and Boundaries as well as the ethnographies from New Guinea and Bali.

  • His 1969 classic, Ethnic Groups and Boundaries, has been highly influential in the fields of cultural sociology, race and ethnicity, and anthropology.

source: Fredrik Barth

Bibliography  :
One Discipline, Four Ways: British, German, French, and American Anthropology (Halle Lectures) ,Ritual and Knowledge Among the Baktaman of New Guinea,