On August 17, 1924, Margaret Mead arrived in American Samoa to begin fieldwork for her doctoral dissertation in anthropology at Columbia University, leading to the publishing of ‘Coming of Age in Samoa’ in 1928, at the time, the most widely read book in the field of anthropology.
About The Author
William-José Vélez González is a native from Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, and a graduate from Florida International University in biomedical engineering, engineering management, with a minor in international relations. He served as the national executive vice president of the Puerto Rico Statehood Students Association for 5 years. He lives in Washington, DC, where he works at the Children’s National Research Institute and runs Opsin, a nonprofit design studio dedicated to making design more accessible. He is the founder and Editor in Chief of Pasquines.
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