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Eleanor Burke Leacock

Eleanor Burke Leacock (1922–1987) was a trail blazer in the field of cultural anthropology, not only for her watershed research and analysis, but also as one of the most successful women in the anthropological academy. In 1983, Leacock became the first woman to receive New York Academy Science Award for Behavioral Sciences.


  • Myths of Male Dominance

    This classic anthropological study debunks the many myths behind the idea of "natural" male superiority.