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Oscar Lewis

Oscar Lewis, American educator. award for nonfiction 1966; award 1966. member American Anthrop.

Background

  • Lewis, Oscar was born on December 25, 1914 in New York City.

  • Education

    • Studied; Five Families: Mexican Case Studies in the Culture of Poverty.

    Works

    • Author: Tepoztlan, Village in Mexico. Life in a Mexican Village. Tepoztlan Restudied
    • Five Families: Mexican Case Studies in the Culture of Poverty.

      Children of Sanchez
    • Pedro Martinez: A Mexican Peasant and His Family. La Vida, A Puerto Rican Family in the Culture of Poverty: San Juan and New York (National Book award for nonfiction 1966. Anisfield-Wolf award 1966.

      Midland Literature citation Society Midland Authors 1966), 1966. A Study of Slum Culture: Backgrounds for La Vida, 1968. A Death in the Sanchez Family, 1969.

      Anthropological Essays, 1970.

    Membership

    Member American Anthrop.

    Connections

    • Married 1937.
    • spouse: 1937.
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    Born December 25, 1914
    Died December 16, 1970
    (aged 55)
    Nationality

    Award