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A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.




Margaret Mead, 1901-1978, Anthropologist, World Enough, 1975

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Margaret Mead
Margaret Mead
  • Born: December 16, 1901
  • Died: November 15, 1978
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Anthropologist

Margaret Mead was an American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and 1970s. She earned her bachelor's degree at Barnard College in New York City and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Columbia University. Mead served as President of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 1975.

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