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Clyde Kay Maben Kluckhohn

Kluckhohn, Clyde Kay Maben (klŭckˈhōn) [key], 1905–60, American anthropologist, b. LeMars, Iowa, grad. Univ. of Wisconsin, 1928, M.A. Oxford, 1932, Ph.D. Harvard, 1936. He taught at the Univ. of New Mexico (1932–34) and at Harvard (1935–60). Kluckhohn is known primarily for his studies of the Navajo and of personality and culture. His other works include an introduction to anthropology, Mirror for Man (1949) and Culture: A Critical Review of Concepts and Definitions (1952).

See W. W. Taylor et al., ed., Culture and Life (1973).

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