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Oscar Lewis

educator

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.