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Derek Freeman is a fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia. For over forty years he has been either a professoral fellow or a professor in the Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies in the Institute of Advanced Studies at the Australian National University. He has made a lifelong study of the people of Samoa and, during recent years, has done major historical research in Samoa, the Library of Congress, and elsewhere on Margaret Mead’s Samoan fieldwork of 1925-1926.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Mead, Margaret, -- 1901-1978.
Ethnology -- Samoa.
Adolescence.
Ethnology -- Fieldwork.