Historical Who is Who
1906 - 1983
South Africa England
Social anthropologist and psychologist, who engaged in extensive fieldwork amongst Ashanti and Tallensi tribespeople of West Africa. He developed an interpretative framework for understanding the moral and religious significance of kin relations, and expounded the notion of African plurality.
Short film of Meyer Fortes (2 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hdRq1GqiYOc