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Julian Steward

Julian Haynes Steward
Unidentified Native Man (Carrier Indian) (possibly Steward's informant, Chief Louis Billy Prince) and Julian Steward (1902-1972) Outside Wood Building, 1940
Born (1902-01-31)January 31, 1902
Washington, D.C.,
Died February 6, 1972(1972-02-06) (aged 70)
Urbana, Illinois

B.A. in Zoology, Cornell University (1925) M.A. in Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley (1927)

Ph.D. in Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley (1929)
Occupation Anthropologist

Dorothy Nyswander (1894-1998) (married 1930-1932);

Jane Cannon Steward (1908-1988) (married 1933-1972)

Garriott Steward Michael Steward

two grandchildren

Julian Haynes Steward (January 31, 1902 – February 6, 1972) was an American anthropologist best known for his role in developing "the concept and method" of cultural ecology, as well as a scientific theory of culture change.

Early life and education

Steward was born in Washington, D.C., where he lived on Monroe Street, NW, and later, Macomb Street in Cleveland Park.

At age 16, Steward left an unhappy childhood in Washington, D.C. to attend boarding school in Owens Valley, California, at the edge of the Great Basin. Steward's experience at the newly established Deep Springs Preparatory School (which later became Deep Springs College), high in the south-eastern Sierra Nevada had a significant influence on his academic and career interests. Steward’s “direct engagement” with the land (specifically, subsistence through irrigation and ranching) and the Northern Paiute that lived there became a

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