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Dolores Janiewski is a senior lecturer in the department of history at Victoria University of Wellington and the author of Sisterhood Denied: Race, Gender and Class in a New South Community. Lois Banner is a professor of history and gender studies at the University of Southern California and the author of several books, including Intertwined Lives: Margaret Mead, Ruth Benedict, and Their Circle.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948, Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978, Women anthropologists Biography, Women anthropologists Attitudes, Feminist anthropology, Racism in anthropology, Anthropologists' writings, American History and criticism, American literature Women authors History and criticism, Women and literature United States