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25/02/1963 American anthropologist Melville J. Herskovits dies

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His main area of interest was the culture of African-Americans. He advocated independence of African nations from the colonial powers. Herskovits criticized American politicians for viewing African nations as objects of Cold War strategy. With his wife Frances Herskovits he published several books and monographs.
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