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Ruth Landes
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Born (1908-10-08)October 8, 1908
Died February 11, 1991(1991-02-11)
Education Ph.D., Columbia University (1935)
Occupation Anthropologist

Ruth Landes (October 8, 1908, New York CityFebruary 11, 1991, Ontario, Canada) was an American cultural anthropologist best known for studies on Brazilian candomblé cults and her published study on the topic, City of Women (1947). Landes is recognized by some as a pioneer in the study of race and gender relations.


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