An American anthropologist of the twentieth century, who revolutionized the field of anthropology in 1928 with her book Coming of Age in Samoa, which emphasized the role of social convention rather than biology in shaping human behavior. In later writings, she described how the behavior of men and women differed from one culture to another and thereby challenged the notion that all gender differences were innate.
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Nothing made Groucho funnier than having this Margaret Dumont around not understanding the jokes.Patton Oswalt on Fighting Conservatives With Satire|William O’Connor|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Old pictures of the couple show Horace decked out in a three-piece suit and diamond rings and Margaret swaddled in furs.
Margaret, in the blasted shock of sudden loss, sold most of her possessions and moved to Florida.
She lives with her husband, Tim, and daughter, Margaret, in suburban Washington, D.C.
Margaret Thatcher had served under the Heath regime as Education Secretary and witnessed the miners topple the Conservative Party.‘Pride’: The Feel-Good Movie of the Year, and the Film Rupert Murdoch Doesn’t Want You to See|Marlow Stern|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I am really afraid to say how much of poor Margaret's fortune was dragged from her—how little of it still remained.
Miss Winter glanced unutterable things at Margaret, and Ethel began to perceive she had done something wrong.
Her eloquence always broke down with any auditor but her brother, or, perhaps, Margaret.
Ethel ran after her sister, and pulling out drawers without knowing what she sought, begged to hear how papa and Margaret were.
Margaret hesitated, glancing rapidly at the Inspector, and then down at the writing-table before which she was seated.Dope|Sax Rohmer