Melville J. Herskovits

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American anthropologist

Why Is Melville J. Herskovits Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Melville Jean Herskovits was an Hungarian-German anthropologist who helped establish African and African-American studies in American academia. He is known for exploring the cultural continuity from African cultures as expressed in African-American communities. He worked with his wife Frances Herskovits, also an anthropologist, in the field in South America, the Caribbean and Africa. They jointly wrote several books and monographs.

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