Skip to main content
- Entries A-Z
- Subject index
Sumner, William Graham (1840–1910)
William Graham Sumner, a founder of sociology and a brilliant anthropological theorist of normative order, was strongly influenced by the writings of the British evolutionist Herbert Spencer.
Sumner was born in Paterson, New Jersey on October 30, 1840. He studied political economy ...
Sign in to access this content
Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL
sign up today!
Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
Read modern, diverse business cases
Explore hundreds of books and reference titles
We found other relevant content for you on other SAGE platforms.