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date: 12 April 2021

Fortes, Meyerlocked

(1906–1983)
  • Jack Goody

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Fortes, Meyer (1906–1983), anthropologist, was born in Britstown, Cape Colony, on 25 April 1906, the eldest child in the family of four sons and two daughters of Nathan Fortes. His grandfather left Russia as an adolescent to escape being drafted into the army and settled in ...

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(1920–)
University of Cambridge, department of social anthropology
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
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