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After Euphoria- Other Titles to Explore

Oftentimes, reading a book will make  me want to learn more about a particular person or subject.  Our book club, Tuesday at Two, just finished discussing Lily King’s compelling novel, … 96 more words

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Current Reading: Euphoria

I just finished reading Lily King’s fantastic new novel Euphoria, based loosely on events in the life of anthropologist Margaret Mead.  Inspired by the brief months in 1933 when Mead conducted fieldwork in New Guinea along with her second and third husbands, King changes the three characters’ names — and aspects of their lives and outcomes. 873 more words

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Women's Wit & Wisdom ~ May 6th

I do not believe in using women in combat, because females are too fierce.

~ Margaret Mead (1901-1978), American Cultural Anthropologist

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GREAT ANTHROPOLOGICAL READS ABOUT PACIFIC ISLANDS (PART 1)

‘Coming of Age in Samoa: A Psychological Study of Primitive Youth for Western Civilisation’ by Margaret Mead

This widely recognized book is a fieldwork classic. It details Margaret Mead’s journey to the South Pacific, where she had a chance to study the lives of teenage Samoan girls in the early 1920s. 400 more words

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"Leave the Light On"

“One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.” – Margaret Mead.

I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about what to write for my next post (this post) and I got stuck. 457 more words