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Leach, Sir Edmund Ronaldlocked

(1910–1989)
  • James Laidlaw

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Leach, Sir Edmund Ronald (1910–1989), social anthropologist, was born in Sidmouth, Devon, on 7 November 1910, the second son and youngest of three children of William Edmund Leach, part owner and sometime chairman of sugar plantations and a factory in northern Argentina, and his wife, ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)