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Alfred Radcliffe-Brown
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Born in Birmingham, West Midlands
Born on 17th of January 1881
Died on 23rd of October 1955

Born 1881. Died 1955 - English social anthropologist.

Studied at Cambridge. Completed field research in the Andaman Islands (1906-08) and Australia (1910-11). Took post in South Africa before returning to Australia as Chair of Anthropology in Sydney. With Bronislaw Malinowski was a major architect of modern social anthropology.

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