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Ralph Linton

1893 - 1953

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Ralph Linton (27 February 1893 – 24 December 1953) was an American anthropologist of the mid-20th century, particularly remembered for his texts The Study of Man (1936) and The Tree of Culture (1955). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ralph Linton has received more than 126,690 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Ralph Linton is the 42nd most popular anthropologist (down from 37th in 2019), the 3,903rd most popular biography from United States (down from 3,449th in 2019) and the 13th most popular American Anthropologist.

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Among anthropologists, Ralph Linton ranks 42 out of 69Before her are Bill Mollison, Fredrik Barth, Marcel Griaule, John Lloyd Stephens, Lubor Niederle, and Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring. After her are David Graeber, Georges Vacher de Lapouge, Maurice Godelier, Gilberto Freyre, Alfred Sauvy, and Edmund Leach.

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Among people born in 1893, Ralph Linton ranks 134Before her are Paul van Zeeland, Ba Maw, Freya Stark, Donald Lippincott, Vicente Huidobro, and Heinrich George. After her are José María Velasco Ibarra, Johannes Dieckmann, Huey Long, Cedric Hardwicke, Jorge Guillén, and Wilfred Owen. Among people deceased in 1953, Ralph Linton ranks 90Before her are Joseph Jongen, Nigel Bruce, Nicolae Rădescu, Jan Czochralski, Vydūnas, and Friedrich Wolf. After her are Helene Mayer, Evgeny Paton, Felice Bonetto, Margaret Bondfield, Uroš Predić, and Arnold Bax.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Ralph Linton ranks 3,903 out of 18,182Before her are Alice Brady (1892), Aaliyah (1979), Taj Mahal (1942), Walter Hunt (1796), Elizabeth Loftus (1944), and Robert Rodriguez (1968). After her are Betty Mahmoody (1945), Wallace Beery (1885), John King Fairbank (1907), Richard Conte (1910), Roy E. Disney (1930), and Steve Lukather (1957).

Among ANTHROPOLOGISTS In United States

Among anthropologists born in United States, Ralph Linton ranks 13Before her are Marvin Harris (1927), Leslie White (1900), Marshall Sahlins (1930), Ann Dunham (1942), Henry Fairfield Osborn (1857), and John Lloyd Stephens (1805). After her are David Graeber (1961), Michael Harner (1929), Melville J. Herskovits (1895), George Murdock (1897), Helen Fisher (1945), and Gayle Rubin (1949).