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Marvin Harris
  • Name: Marvin Harris
  • Born: 08/18/2020
  • Died: 10/25/2001 (18 years old)
  • Known for: Contributions to the development of cultural materialism

Marvin Harris (August 18, 1927 – October 25, 2001) was an American anthropologist. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City. A prolific writer, he was highly influential in the development of cultural materialism. In his work, he combined Karl Marx’s emphasis on the forces of production with Thomas Malthus’s insights on the impact of demographic factors on other parts of the sociocultural system.

School: Columbia University

Birth Place: Brooklyn, New York

Death Place: Gainesville, Florida

Source: Wikipedia

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