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- ..that anthropologist Hortense Powdermaker conducted and wrote the first ethnography of Hollywood in 1950?
- ...a group of forensic anthropologists, the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team, developed techniques to document human rights violations by exhuming and identifying some of the remains of the tens of thousands of people who were "disappeared" during Argentina's Dirty War (1976-1983)?
- ...that Australian filmmaker and anthropologist Fiona Graham recently became the first non-Japanese geisha in 400 years?
- ...that the Mass-Observation study, co-founded in 1937 by anthropologist Tom Harrisson, enlisted hundreds of untrained British volunteers to anonymously record people's conversation and behavior at work, on the street and at various public occasions?