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Sonia Mary Cole

Sonia Mary Cole
Born
Sonia Mary Myers

1919
Died1982
CitizenshipBritish
Scientific career
Fieldsanthropology, archaeology, geology
InstitutionsBritish Museum

Sonia Mary Cole (née Myers)[1] (1918 in Westminster, London[2] – 1982) was an English geologist, archaeologist, anthropologist and author.

Biography

Sonia Cole was born Sonya Myers, her mother marrying the 5th Earl of Enniskillen, and Sonia herself marrying his nephew, the 6th Earl. Cole worked for the British Museum, and conducted extensive fieldwork in Africa. She was a close friend and colleague of Mary Leakey, who wrote her obituary.[3]

Cole is most remembered for her work Races of Man, which drew heavily from Carleton Coon.[4]

Works

  • An Outline of the Geology of Kenya (1950)
  • The Prehistory of East Africa (1954, 2nd Ed. 1958, Rev Ed. 1964)
  • Races of Man (1963, 2nd Ed. 1965)
  • The Neolithic Age (1970)
  • Leakey's Luck (1975)

References

  1. ^ Leakey, Mary (1982). "Sonia Mary Cole". Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa. 17: vii–viii. doi:10.1080/00672708209511296.
  2. ^ http://search.findmypast.co.uk/results/world-records/england-and-wales-births-1837-2006?firstname=sonia%20m&lastname=syers&eventyear=1918&eventyear_offset=2
  3. ^ Leakey, Mary (1982). "Sonia Mary Cole". Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa. 17: vii–viii. doi:10.1080/00672708209511296.
  4. ^ "Review: Races of Man", Stanley M. Garn, American Anthropologist, New Series, Vol. 65, No. 6, Dec., 1963, pp. 1410-1411.

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