[ wes-ter-mahrk; Finnish ves-tuhr-mahrk ]
/ ˈwɛs tərˌmɑrk; Finnish ˈvɛs tərˌmɑrk /
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Ed·ward Al·ex·an·der [ed-werd al-ig-zan-der, -zahn-; Finnish ed-vahrd ah-lek-sahn-duhr], /ˈɛd wərd ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər, -ˈzɑn-; Finnish ˈɛd vɑrd ˌɑ lɛkˈsɑn dər/, 1862–1939, Finnish sociologist.
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How to use Westermarck in a sentence
Westermarck lays stress upon the fact that polyandry prevails chiefly in sterile countries.Influences of Geographic Environment|Ellen Churchill Semple
But though he differs from Morgan in many respects, he clearly defends him against the attacks of Westermarck and others.Woman and Socialism|August Bebel
The recent contentions of Westermarck in regard to monogamy among anthropoid apes are far from proving anything.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels
The works of Westermarck and Hobhouse throw new light on many of these features.Evolution in Modern Thought|Ernst Haeckel
Westermarck, while accepting true marriage by capture, considers that Spencer's statement "can scarcely be disproved."Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 3 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis