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Fratkin, Elliot


FRATKIN, Elliot. American, b. 1948. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Catonsville, instructor, 1979-85; University of Nairobi, Kenya, research associate, 1985-86; Duke University, Durham, NC, visiting assistant professor, 1987-89; Pennsylvania State University, University Park, assistant professor, 1989-94; Smith College, Northampton MA, assistant professor, 1994-. Associate editor of Human Ecology. Publications: Why Elephant Is an Old Woman, 1974; Herbal Medicine and Concepts of Disease in Samburu, 1975; Surviving Drought and Development, 1991; (ed. with K. Galvin and E.A. Roth) African Pastoralist Systems, 1994; Ariaal Pastoralists of Kenya, 1998; Cultural Anthropology, 1999. Address: Dept of Anthropology, 107 Wright Hall, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]

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