J.P.B. de Josselin de Jong

Often cited January Petrus Benjamin de Josselin de Jong, JPB de Josselin de Jong as, ( born March 13, 1886 in Leiden, † November 15, 1964 in Zeist ) was a Dutch anthropologist specializing in Indonesia.

He was special in 1922 Professor of Cultural Anthropology at Leiden University and in 1935 full professor of philosophy and literature. Previously, he was a curator at the Museum of Ethnology in Leiden. He is considered the father of modern Dutch ethnology, also in the 1940s grappled with the ideas of Claude Lévi -Strauss to structural anthropology ( critical).

He also issued texts of the Blackfeet in North America.

In 1956 he retired, his successor until his retirement in 1987, his nephew Patrick Edward de Josselin de Jong ( 1922-1999 ), who earned his doctorate under him in 1951.

  • Ethnologist
  • Netherlander
  • University teachers (University of Leiden)
  • Member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences
  • Born in 1886
  • Died in 1964
  • Man