Fredrik Barth

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Barth in 2010

Thomas Fredrik Weybye Barth (22 December 1928 – 24 January 2016) was a Norwegian social anthropologist. He published several ethnographic books with a clear formalistic view. He was born in Leipzig.

He was a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Boston University. He had previously been a professor at the University of Oslo, the University of Bergen, Emory University and Harvard University.[1][2] He started the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen.

Barth died in Oslo, Norway on 24 January 2016 at the age of 87.

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  1. Rosvold, Knut A. (2012-08-09). "Fredrik Barth Biography". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  2. Siverts, Henning (2009-02-13). "Fredrik Barth Extended Biography". Norsk Biografisk Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2013-10-27.

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