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date: 26 February 2020

Bateson, Gregorylocked

(09 May 1904–04 July 1980)
  • R. W. Rieber


Bateson, Gregory (09 May 1904–04 July 1980), anthropologist, was born in Grandchester, England, the son of William Bateson, a well-known biologist, and Caroline Beatrice Durham. As a young man, Bateson was an outstanding student. He began his academic endeavors at Charterhouse School, London, where he was enrolled from 1917 to 1921. He continued his studies at St. John’s College, Cambridge University, where he obtained a B.Sc. in 1925 and an M.A. in anthropology in 1930. In 1936 he married the anthropologist ...

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