ISBN-10:
0521450489
ISBN-13:
9780521450485
Pub. Date:
08/28/2010
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Expansive Moment: The rise of Social Anthropology in Britain and Africa, 1918-1970

The Expansive Moment: The rise of Social Anthropology in Britain and Africa, 1918-1970

by Jack Goody

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ISBN-13: 9780521450485
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/28/2010
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The economic and organisational basis of British social anthropology in its formative period, 1930-1939: social reform in the colonies; 2. Training for the field: the sorcerer's apprentices; 3. Making it to the field as a Jew and a Red; 4. Personal and intellectual friendships: Fortes and Evans-Pritchard; 5. Personal and intellectual animosities: Evans-Pritchard, Malinowski and others; 6. The Oxford Group; 7. Some achievements of anthropology in Africa; 8. Personal contributions; 9. Concluding remarks; Appendices; Notes; List of references; Index.

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