Shapiro, Harry

   American anthro-pologist. Born in Boston, he became curator in the department of anthropology of the American Museum of Natural History; from 1942 served as curator and chairman of the department. He was also professor of anthropology at Columbia University from 1943. His book The Jewish People deals with the racial origins of the Jews.

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  • SHAPIRO, HARRY LIONEL — (1902–1990), U.S. anthropologist. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Shapiro graduated from Harvard University in 1923. The following year, he travelled to Norfolk Island in New Zealand to study the Pitcairn Islanders, who were the descendants of the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Harry Shapiro (criminal) — Harry Shapiro is a convicted criminal who pleaded guilty on March 20, 1997, to federal charges that he had planted a pipe bomb at a Jacksonville, Florida, synagogue. Shapiro was 31 years old at the time of his plea and admitted using an explosive …   Wikipedia

  • Harry Shapiro — may refer to:* Harry Shapiro (author), who has written very widely on the subject of drugs * Harry Shapiro (criminal), convicted and served time for using explosive device in a Florida synagogue to prevent former Israeli Prime Minister Shimon… …   Wikipedia

  • Harry L. Shapiro — Harry Lionel Shapiro (March 19, 1902 January 7, 1990) was an American author, eugenicist, and Professor of Anthropology.BiographyShapiro was born in to a Jewish family and was educated in Boston, Massachusetts. While he was a senior at Harvard he …   Wikipedia

  • Harry Maione — Harry Happy Maione (1908 ndash; February 19, 1942) was a New York mobster who served as a hitman for Murder, Inc. (the enforcement arm of the National Crime Syndicate) during the 1930s. Maione was called Happy because he never smiled and his face …   Wikipedia

  • Shapiro — ist die englische Schreibweise des traditionellen aschkenasischen Familiennamens Schapiro. Alternative Namensformen sind Spira, Spiro, Schapira, Schapiro oder Szpiro. Zur Onomastik (Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens) siehe Spira. Shapiro ist der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Harry Lionel Shapiro — (* 19. März 1902; † 7. Januar 1990) war ein amerikanischer Anthropologe. Unter anderen schrieb er ein Werk über den „Peking Menschen“, einen Fund von Homo erectus Knochen in China um 1920. Seine Eltern waren polnische Juden, die in die… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Harry Nilsson — Birth name Harry Edward Nilsson III Also known as Nilsson Born June 15, 1941(1941 06 15) Brooklyn, New York, United States Died January 15, 1994 …   Wikipedia

  • Harry Shapiro (author) — Harry Shapiro is editor of Druglink and head of publishing at Drugscope. He is an author, journalist and lecturer who has written very widely on the subject of drugs. He is the author of Waiting for the Man: the story of drugs and popular music… …   Wikipedia

  • Harry Binswanger — (* 1944 in Richmond, Virginia) ist ein US amerikanischer Philosoph und Schriftsteller. Bekannt ist er für seine Beiträge zum Objektivismus nach Ayn Rand. Leben Binswanger erwarb einen B. Sc. in Humanities and Engineering des Massachusetts… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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