The Fateful Hoaxing of Margaret Mead: A Historical Analysis of Her Samoan Research

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Derek Freeman in Upolu, Samoa, 1946, with the Samoan talking chief Magele frontispiece

First Photograph Section following page 90

Portrait bust of Franz Boas by Jacob Epstein, sculpted in New York City in 1927, the year during which Franz Boas stated that he was "completely satisfied" with Margaret Mead's report to the U.S. National Research Council on "the adolescent girl in Samoa"

Ruth Benedict circa 1924

Luther Cressman, who married Margaret Mead in Buckingham, Pennsylvania, on September 3, 1923

Reo Fortune, who married Margaret Mead in Auckland, New Zealand, on October 8, 1928

Margaret Mead, with Reo Fortune's mother, Hetty

Bernice P. Bishop Museum, as it was in 1925 when visited by Margaret Mead on her way to Samoa

Herbert E. Gregory, director of the Bernice R. Bishop Museum

Edward Craighill Handy, senior ethnologist at the Bishop Museum

The so-called Sadie Thompson Hotel, Pago Pago, Tutuila, American Samoa, where Margaret Mead lived and worked in 1925

Admiral Robert E. Coontz, commander in chief of the United States Pacific Fleet

The Tuamotu concept of the cosmos

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