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Mary Douglas
  • Name: Mary Douglas
  • Born: 03/25/1921
  • Died: 05/16/2007 (86 years old)
  • Known for: Purity and Danger, Natural Symbols, Cultural theory of risk

Dame Mary Douglas, DBE FBA (25 March 1921 – 16 May 2007) 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.

Birth Name: Margaret Mary Tew

Awards: FBA, CBE, DBE

School: University of Oxford

Alias: Margaret Mary Tew

Birth Place: Sanremo

Death Place: London

Source: Wikipedia

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