Marvin Harris

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American anthropologist

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According to Wikipedia, Marvin Harris was an American anthropologist. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City. A prolific writer, he was highly influential in the development of cultural materialism and environmental determinism. In his work, he combined Karl Marx's emphasis on the forces of production with Thomas Malthus's insights on the impact of demographic factors on other parts of the sociocultural system.

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Marvin Harris's Published Works

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What Are Marvin Harris's Academic Contributions?

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