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Firth, Raymond 1901-2002

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We, the Tikopia : a sociological study of kinship in primitive Polynesia by Raymond Firth( Book )

98 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive treatment of a tribal society was written after a year of field work on the small Pacific island of Tikopia in the 1920s, at a time when these Polynesian people were almost untouched by Western civilization. The religious, familial, political, economic, and cultural features of Tikopian tribal organization are covered in detail.--Publisher's description
Elements of social organization by Raymond Firth( Book )

96 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book offers an introduction to social anthropology: its basic theories and how they apply to the study of the different ways in which men think and act in society. The author examines the concept of social organization, with special attention to the role of individual choice in social affairs, the exercise of responsibility, and the nature of social change. He discusses the economic, esthetic, moral and religious values on social organization. He uses numerous illustrations to compare values and patterns of conduct in the Western world with those in "primitive," technically underdeveloped societies.--
Oceania by University of Sydney( )

in English and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the sections "Reviews" and "Bibliographical notes."
Primitive Polynesian economy by Raymond Firth( Book )

85 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,793 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This works is one of the first attempts to apply the concepts of modern economic theory to the institutions of a primitive community. The author studied 1300 members of a simple Polynesian village to determine their complex society of cultivators and fishermen
Capital, saving and credit in peasant societies : studies from Asia, Oceania, the Caribbean and Middle America by Raymond Firth( Book )

44 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The formation and management of capital are among the central issues in economic growth, especially in 'under-developed' countries, and form the main theme in this volume. The societies examined vary widely, both geographically and also in terms of types of social and economic structures. First published in 1964
Malay fishermen: their peasant economy by Raymond Firth( Book )

69 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbols: public and private by Raymond Firth( Book )

57 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man and culture : an evaluation of the work of Bronislaw Malinowski by Raymond Firth( Book )

70 editions published between 1957 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume is a reassessment of Malinowski's work by a group of his former pupils and colleagues. A frank evaluation, not a eulogy, it examines the real and lasting importance of Malinowski's contribution to a range of subjects
Human types : an introduction to social anthropology by Raymond Firth( Book )

51 editions published between 1938 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive and concise analysis of the deeply rooted differences in customs and habits between "primitive" and "civilized" societies.--
Tikopia ritual and belief by Raymond Firth( Book )

34 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 984 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1967, this book gives some of the fruits of the author's study of Tikopia ways of thought as the result of three field expeditions. Most Polynesians became Christians more than a century ago but Tikopia had a substantial pagan population until quite recent years. This book of essays describes rites and beliefs of a people who still maintained their traditional institutions remote from civilization. Studies of totemism, of magic and of beliefs in the fate of the soul in the afterworld, not only throw new light on Polynesian attitudes but also contribute some novel ideas to th
Themes in economic anthropology by Raymond Firth( )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and held by 844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The main focus of this volume - the processes of choice and decision-making in different economic systems - offers scope for the convergence of economic and anthropological perspectives. It concentrates on transactions that both express and influence social relationships and values
Themes in economic anthropology by Raymond Firth( Book )

23 editions published between 1967 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on social organization and values by Raymond Firth( Book )

33 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Religion : a humanist interpretation by Raymond Firth( Book )

17 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Religion: A Humanist Interpretation represents a lifetime's work on the anthropology of religion from a rather unusual personal viewpoint. Raymond Firth treats religion as a human art, capable of great intellectual and artistic achievements, but also of complex manipulation to serve the human interests of those who believe in it and operate it. His study is comparative, drawing material from a range of religions around the world. Its findings are a challenge to established beliefs. This anthropological approach to the study of religion covers themes ranging from; religious belief and personal adjustment; gods and God; offering and sacrifice;religion and politics; Malay magic and spirit mediumship; truth and paradox in religion
Social change in Tikopia : re-study of a Polynesian community after a generation by Raymond Firth( Book )

31 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Re-visiting Tikopia a decade after his first visit, Raymond Firth here examines what impact the forces of modernization had on Tikopia society with regard to economics, law, politics and social affairs. Suffering a famine whilst there, the author also examined the issues of responsibility for the famine; problems of distribution in ceremonial and ritual; institutional developments from the famine. Originally published in 1959
Rank and religion in Tikopia; a study in Polynesian paganism and conversion to Christianity by Raymond Firth( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2012 in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social organization; essays presented to Raymond Firth by Maurice Freedman( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of essays written in honour of Professor Raymond Firth by thirteen of his former students ; includes "Reflections on Durkheim and Aboriginal Religion" by W.E.H. Stanner, which is annotated separately and held as a pamphlet
The work of the gods in Tikopia by Raymond Firth( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Families and their relatives : kinship in a middle-class sector of London ; an anthropological study by Raymond Firth( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics of the New Zealand Maori by Raymond Firth( Book )

44 editions published between 1925 and 1973 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a major scientific contribution to economic anthropology and has now become a standard work. The original edition gave the first systematic analysis of the basic problems concerned with the accumulation and disposal of wealth among the pre-European Maori. In the elucidation of this important aspect of Maori sociology the rich data accumulated by generations of scholars were brought into perspective in the light of modern theory. The analysis of the structure and operations of primitive Maori economic affairs was completed by an examination of the changes resulting from the contact of Maori with Europeans. For this new edition the general intoductory chapter has been completely rewritten and much new material added. The final chapter on the post-European period has been much expanded to show the developing contribution of the modern Maori to New Zealand society as a whole
 
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Religion : a humanist interpretation
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Elements of social organizationPrimitive Polynesian economyMalay fishermen: their peasant economyMan and culture : an evaluation of the work of Bronislaw MalinowskiHuman types : an introduction to social anthropologyTikopia ritual and beliefEssays on social organization and valuesReligion : a humanist interpretationRank and religion in Tikopia; a study in Polynesian paganism and conversion to Christianity
Alternative Names
Firth, R.

Firth, R. 1901-2002

Firth, Raymond.

Firth, Raymond 1901-

Firth, Raymond 1901-2002

Firth, Raymond W.

Firth, Raymond W. 1901-2002

Firth Raymond William

Firth, Raymond William, 1901-

Firth, Raymond William 1901-2002

Raymon W Firth

Raymond Firth Ahli etnologi dari New Zealand

Raymond Firth antropoloog uit Nieuw-Zeeland (1901-2002)

Raymond Firth etnologo neozelandese

Raymond Firth neuseeländischer Ethnologe

Raymond Firth novozélandský antropolog

رايموند فيرث، 1901-2002

ریموند فریث

ファース, R.

雷蒙德·弗思

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English (851)

Chinese (10)

German (1)