David Graeber

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David Rolfe Graeber (/ˈɡrbər/; February 12, 1961 – September 2, 2020)[1] was an American anthropologist, anarchist activist and author. He was known for his books Debt: The First 5000 Years (2011), The Utopia of Rules (2015) and Bullshit Jobs: A Theory (2018).

He was a professor of anthropology at the London School of Economics.[2]

Graeber was born in New York City. He studied at the University of Chicago and at State University of New York at Purchase.

Graeber died on 2 September 2020 in a Venice hospital from a hemorrhage caused by pancreatitis at the age of 59.[1][3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Cain, Sian (2020-09-03). "David Graeber, anthropologist and author of Bullshit Jobs, dies aged 59". The Guardian. Retrieved 2020-09-03.
  2. "London School of Economics Department of Anthropology Staff List". London School of Economics. Archived from the original on October 29, 2017. Retrieved September 30, 2013.
  3. Matt Schudel (September 5, 2020). "David Graeber, scholar, anarchist and intellectual leader of Occupy Wall Street, dies at 59" (obituary). The Washington Post. Archived from the original on September 8, 2020. Retrieved September 17, 2020.

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