(25 Jul 1929 - 8 Apr 1980)
American author, anthropologist and naturalist who was a free-lance writer for many years with interests in the natural and human sciences, writing magazine articles and many books. Secretary of the Interior, Steward Udall, called Farb one of the finest conservation spokesmen of our period.
Science Quotes by Peter Farb (1 quote)
In place of science, the Eskimo has only magic to bridge the gap between what he can understand and what is not known. Without magic, his life would be one long panic.
— Peter Farb
In Mans Rise to Civilization (1968), 48.