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Fredrik Barth

Norwegian social anthropologist
Barth in 2010

Thomas Fredrik Weybye Barth (22 December 1928 – 24 January 2016) is a Norwegian social anthropologist. He has published several ethnographic books with a clear formalistic view. He was born in Leipzig.

He was a professor in the Department of Anthropology at Boston University. He has previously been a professor at the University of Oslo, the University of Bergen, Emory University and Harvard University.[1][2] He started the Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen.

Barth died in Oslo, Norway on 24 January 2016 at the age of 87.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Rosvold, Knut A. (2012-08-09). "Fredrik Barth Biography". Store Norske Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2013-10-27.
  2. Siverts, Henning (2009-02-13). "Fredrik Barth Extended Biography". Norsk Biografisk Leksikon (in Norwegian). Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 2013-10-27.

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