kluckhohn, clyde kay maben

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kluckhohn, clyde kay maben

American professor of anthropology at Harvard University, who contributed to anthropology in a number of ways: by his ethnographic studies of the Navajo; by his theories of culture, partial-value systems, and cultural patterns; by his intellectual leadership and stimulation of a large number of students; and by his representation of anthropology in government circles and his work on government projects-for example, the Harvard Project on the Soviet Social System (1950-51), carried out during the first years of the Korean War.

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