Ruth Landes

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Ruth Landes
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Born(1908-10-08)October 8, 1908
Died(1991-02-11)February 11, 1991
EducationPh.D., Columbia University (1935)
OccupationAnthropologist

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.[1]

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Selected books

  • Ojibwa Sociology (1937)
  • The Ojibwa Woman (1938) ISBN 0-8032-7969-8
  • The City of Women (1947) ISBN 0-8263-1556-9
  • Culture in American Education: Anthropological Approaches to Minority and Dominant Groups in the Schools (1965)
  • Latin Americans of the Southwest (1965)
  • A cidade das mulheres (1967) (Portuguese translation of The City of Women.)
  • The Mystic Lake Sioux: Sociology of the Mdewakantonwan Sioux (1968)
  • Ojibwa Religion and the Midewiwin (1968)
  • The Prairie Potawatomi: Tradition and Ritual in the Twentieth Century (1970)

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