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Enclave life becomes very tense, Even when they do elect a leader, the factions remain, with the threat of splitting off.

 
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Mary Douglas
Mary Douglas
  • Born: March 25, 1921
  • Died: May 16, 2007
  • Nationality: British
  • Profession: Scientist

Dame Mary Douglas, DBE FBA was a British anthropologist, known for her writings on human culture and symbolism, whose area of speciality was social anthropology. Douglas was considered a follower of Émile Durkheim and a proponent of structuralist analysis, with a strong interest in comparative religion.

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