Marshall Sahlins

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Marshall Sahlins

Marshall David Sahlins ( SAH-linz; born December 27, 1930) is an American cultural anthropologist best known for his ethnographic work in the Pacific and for his contributions to anthropological theory. He is currently Charles F. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marshall Sahlins has received more than 225,179 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 24th most popular anthropologist.

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  • 230k

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  • 54.40

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 24

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.81

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among anthropologists, Marshall Sahlins ranks 24 out of 64Before him are Mary Douglas, Victor Turner, Marvin Harris, Mary Leakey, Marc Augé, and Leslie White. After him are Franco Basaglia, Pierre Clastres, Bill Mollison, Wilhelm Schmidt, Cheikh Anta Diop, and Jacques de Morgan.

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Among people born in 1930, Marshall Sahlins ranks 146Before him are Miljan Miljanić, Lina Kostenko, Rudolf E. Kálmán, Chus Lampreave, John Barth, and Thomas P. Stafford. After him are Stuart Lewis-Evans, Bo Widerberg, Jo Bonnier, Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada, James Baker, and Jordi Pujol.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Marshall Sahlins ranks 2,195 out of 12,171Before him are Henry L. Stimson (1867), Annie Oakley (1860), Lucille Ball (1911), Thomas P. Stafford (1930), W. Eugene Smith (1918), and Maurice White (1941). After him are Katharine Graham (1917), James Whitmore (1921), Nicholas Murray Butler (1862), Cloris Leachman (1926), Melvil Dewey (1851), and Drew Barrymore (1975).

Among ANTHROPOLOGISTS In United States

Among anthropologists born in United States, Marshall Sahlins ranks 9Before him are Ruth Benedict (1887), Clifford Geertz (1926), A. L. Kroeber (1876), Edward T. Hall (1914), Marvin Harris (1927), and Leslie White (1900). After him are Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857), Ralph Linton (1893), Ann Dunham (1942), Michael Harner (1929), George Murdock (1897), and Carleton S. Coon (null).

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