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Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (Edward Evan) 1902-1973

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Works: 591 works in 2,225 publications in 15 languages and 29,278 library holdings
Genres: History  Bibliography  Conference proceedings  Folklore  Biography  Encyclopedias  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Adapter, Speaker, Composer
Classifications: DT132, 301.2
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The Nuer, a description of the modes of livelihood and political institutions of a Nilotic people by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
159 editions published between 1940 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
''Considerable part of the facts related have been previously recorded, chiefly in Sudan notes and records, and Africa.''-Pref
Studies in social anthropology : essays in memory of E.E. Evans-Pritchard by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
157 editions published between 1948 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 2,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains and illustrates the aims and methods of modern anthropology
Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
125 editions published between 1937 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1e dr. 1976
Theories of primitive religion by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
89 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 8 languages and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
P.57-68; Religious beliefs of Aborigines - quotes Durkheims theory
African political systems by Meyer Fortes( Book )
106 editions published between 1940 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book is both an experiment in collaborative research and an attempt to bring into focus one of the major problems of African sociology. Many dogmatic opinions are held on the subject of African political organization and are even made use of in administrative practice; but no one has yet examined this aspect of African society on a broad, comparative basis. This book will, we hope, prove the need for and indicate some of the possibilities of such an investigation. Many of the problems it brings into the foreground can only be solved by further research; but the opportunity for such research is rapidly passing and if it is not grasped now may be lost forever. We regard this book as the first stage of a wider inquiry into the nature and development of African political systems. In addition to further research into native political systems, such an inquiry would include the study of the development of these systems under the influence of European rule. This problem is not only sociologically important, it is of pressing importance to the peoples of Africa and to those who are responsible for governing them."--Preface (p. [vii])
Nuer religion by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
69 editions published between 1956 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 1,321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of Nuer religion is a study of what they consider to be the nature of Spirit and of man's relation to it. I had previously spent many months among the Azande people of the Nile-Uelle divide. From my earliest days among them I was constantly hearing the word mangu, witchcraft, and it was soon clear that if I could gain a full understanding of the meaning of this word I should have the key to Zande philosophy. When I started my study of the Nuer I had a similar experience. I constantly heard them speaking of kwoth, Spirit, and I realized that a full understanding of that word was the key to their -- very different -- philosophy. The attempt to reach it and, even more, to present my conclusions has occupied me for a long time and has proved to be a formidable task. The difficulties which had to be overcome will be very apparent in the pages which follow, but I mention some of them now. -- from Preface (p. vi.)
Kinship and marriage among the Nuer by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
70 editions published between 1951 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 1,256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of anthropological thought by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
24 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 1,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The position of women in primitive societies : and other essays in social anthropology by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
52 editions published between 1965 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 1,081 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peoples of the earth by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
26 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in 5 languages and held by 875 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essays in social anthropology by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
48 editions published between 1962 and 2006 in 4 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Sanusi of Cyrenaica by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
48 editions published between 1949 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Social anthropology and other essays : combining Social anthropology and Essays in social anthropology by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
27 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combining Social anthropology and Essays in social anthropology, in one volume
The Translation of culture: essays to E.E. Evans-Pritchard by T. O Beidelman( Book )
22 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate. Published by Routledge, 112 volumes in total are being brought together under the name The International Behavioural and Social Sciences Library: Classics from the Tavistock
Man and woman among the Azande by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
17 editions published between 1974 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Witchcraft confessions & accusations by Mary Douglas( Book )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and Italian and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historians as well as anthropologists have contributed to this volume of studies on aspects of witchcraft in a variety of cultures and periods from Tudor England to twentieth-century Africa and New Guinea. Contributors include: Mary Douglas, Norman Cohn, Peter Brown, Keith Thomas, Alan Macfarlane, Alison Redmayne, R.G. Willis, Edwin Ardener, Robert Brain, Julian Pitt-Rivers, Esther Goody, Peter Rivière, Anthony Forge, Godfrey Lienhardt, I.M. Lewis, Brian Spooner, G.I. Jones, Malcolm Ruel and T.O. Beidelman. First published in 1970
The institutions of primitive society; a series of broadcast talks by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
44 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and Spanish and held by 702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Azande: history and political institutions by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
21 editions published between 1971 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gift : forms and functions of exchange in archaic societies by Marcel Mauss( Book )
15 editions published between 1954 and 2011 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Since its first publication in English in 1954, Marcel Mauss's Essai sur le Don has been acclaimed as a classic among anthropology texts. A brilliant example of the comparative method, it presents the first systematic study of the custom -- widespread in primitive societies from ancient Rome to present-day Melanesia -- of exchanging gifts." "The gift is a perfect example of what Mauss calls a total social phenomenon, since it involves legal, economic, moral, religious, aesthetic, and other dimensions. He sees the gift exchange as related to individuals and groups as much as to the objects themselves, and his analysis calls into question the social conventions and economic systems that had been taken for granted for so many years." "In a modern translation, introduced by the distinguished anthropologist Mary Douglas, The Gift is essential reading for students of social anthropology and sociology
The Zande trickster by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
13 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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Притчард, Э. Эванс- 1902-1973
Притчард, Э. Эванс-, (Эдвард), 1902-1973
Притчард, Эдвард Эванс- 1902-1973
Эванс-Притчард, Э 1902-1973
Эванс-Притчард, Э. (Эдвард), 1902-1973
Эванс-Притчард, Эдвард 1902-1973
إ. إ. إيفانز بريتشارد، 1902-1973
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English (922)
Spanish (78)
French (71)
Italian (34)
Portuguese (23)
Japanese (19)
German (13)
Chinese (8)
Malay (2)
Greek, Modern (2)
Catalan (1)
Welsh (1)
Arabic (1)
Polish (1)
Indonesian (1)
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