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Marvin Harris

Marvin HarrisBorn: 18-Aug-1927
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 25-Oct-2001
Location of death: Gainesville, FL
Cause of death: Complications of Surgery

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Anthropologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Anthropological historian

Wife: Madeline (until his death, one daughter)
Daughter: Susan

    University: MA, Columbia University (1949)
    University: PhD, Columbia University (1953)
    Professor: Anthropology, Columbia University (1953-80)
    Professor: Anthropology, University of Florida (1980-2000)

    American Anthropological Association

Author of books:
Town and Country in Brazil (1956, social studies)
Patterns of Race in the Americas (1964, social studies)
The Nature of Cultural Things (1964, social studies)
The Rise of Anthropological Theory: A History of Theories of Culture (1968, history of science)
Culture, People, Nature: An Introduction to General Anthropology (1971, social studies)
Cows, Pigs, Wars and Witches: The Riddles of Culture (1974, social studies)
Cannibals and Kings: The Origin of Cultures (1977, social studies)
Cultural Materialism: The Struggle for a Science of Culture (1979, social studies)
America Now: The Anthropology of a Changing Culture (1981, social studies)
Cultural Anthropology (1983, social studies)
Good to Eat: Riddles of Food and Culture (1985, social studies)
Death, Sex, and Fertility: Population Regulation in Preindustrial and Developing Societies (1987, social studies)
Our Kind: Who We Are, Where We Came From, Where We Are Going (1989, social studies)
Theories of Culture in Postmodern Times (1998, social studies)

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