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Sir Edmund Leach
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Born in Sidmouth, Devon
Born on 7th of November 1910
Died on 6th of January 1989

Born 1910. Died 1989 - English social anthropologist.


Studied anthropology under Bronislaw Malinowski. First major publication was Political Systems of Highland Burma (1954). Interested in analysis of myth and ritual. Other publications included Genesis as Myth (1969), Rethinking Anthropology (1961) and Social Atthropology (1982).

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