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Lee, Richard B.

Works: 86 works in 351 publications in 5 languages and 8,309 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Conference papers and proceedings  Reference works  Juvenile works  Textbooks  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Author of introduction
Classifications: DT797, 306
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Richard B Lee
The Cambridge encyclopedia of hunters and gatherers by Richard B Lee( Book )

37 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Polish and held by 1,388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Encyclopedia is divided into three parts. The first contains case studies, by leading experts, of over fifty hunting and gathering peoples, in seven major world regions. There is a general introduction and an archaeological overview for each region. Part II contains thematic essays on prehistory, social life, gender, music and art, health, religion, and indigenous knowledge. The final part surveys the complex histories of hunter-gatherers' encounters with colonialism and the state, and their ongoing struggles for dignity and human rights as part of the world-wide movement of indigenous peoples."--Jacket
Man the hunter by Richard B Lee( Book )

70 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of a conference held at University of Chicago, April 6-9, 1966. Many papers on Eskimos and Indian societies
Kalahari hunter-gatherers : studies of the!Kung San and their neighbors by Irven DeVore( Book )

25 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The!Kung San : men, women, and work in a foraging society by Richard B Lee( Book )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and Italian and held by 843 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For most of human history hunting and gathering was a universal way of life. Richard Borshay Lee spent over three years conducting fieldwork among the!Kung San, an isolated population of 1,000 in northern Botswana. When Lee began his work in 19863, the!Kung San were one of the last of the world's people to live this life. By 1973, when Lee last lived with the group, it appeared that they!Kung were a society on the threshold of a transformation that signalled the end of foraging as an independent way of life, at least in Africa. The!Kung San: Men, Women and Work in a Foraging Society, an ecological and historical study, is Professor Lee's major statement on his research. By maintaining simultaneous historical and synchronic perspectives, Lee is able to extend his analysis of core features from the contemporary!Kung to prehistoric societies. These basic principles become the means to understanding the form of human life that has been obscured by the developments and complications of societies during the last few thousand years
The Dobe Ju/'hoansi by Richard B Lee( Book )

32 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Dobe!Kung by Richard B Lee( Book )

13 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and history in band societies by Eleanor Burke Leacock( Book )

14 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of papers giving new information on the history and culture of contemporary gathering and hunting peoples from Canada, India, Africa, Australia and the Philippines. Focuses on two themes: 1) the techniques which band-living foraging peoples employ to organize their social and economic lives, and 2) their current fight for the right to their own lands and for a measure of cultural and political autonomy
Africans thought of it : amazing innovations by Bathseba Opini( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the inventions created by the peoples of Africa in hunting, agriculture, architecture, metalwork, medicine, the arts, and other fields, and how they have spread through the world and continue to fit into modern African civilization
Subsistence ecology of!Kung Bushmen by Richard B Lee( )

33 editions published between 1904 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San : FX10( )

in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection about the San consists of 80 English language documents, three of which are translations from the German (Kaufman, Lebzelter, and Werner). The time span ranges from prehistory, to the early San-European contact period (ca. 1650s-1850s), to the late twentieth century. Most of the documents deal with various!Kung San groups in Namibia, and Botswana (e.g., in the Dobe, Nyae Nyae, G/wi, and Heikum areas). There is also some data on the San of southern Angola and the Republic of South Africa. Major topics of note include kinship, infant behavior and child development, San-European contacts and cultural change, trade, and San knowledge about nature and man
Myths & taboos( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses why beliefs vary on what is good and what is bad to eat. Food taboos tell us much about society, and they change only as quickly as society does. War and famine, which change societies drastically, are perhaps the strongest motivators for change in which foods are considered acceptable to eat. Why do we prefer sweet to bitter foods? Why do we find certain foods repellant? The reaction of disgust toward a particular food is based on our knowledge of where it came from and what it is made of. Certain foods are also considered appropriate for certain demographic groups. In one African tribe, the meat of lions and leopards is reserved for old people, while hyena and donkey are always prohibited. And as for the Middle Eastern ban on pork, anthropologists are still trying to figure it out! (Three reasons are suggested.) Throughout the world, there are thousands of dietary rules, many of them mandated by the local religion
Cultural anthropology by William A Haviland( Book )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In addition to culture, this textbook introduces the basics of physical and linguistic anthropology, as well as archeology. It explores the ways societies adapt through culture to their environment, the formation of groups, political and religious organization, and the process of cultural change
Antropología económica : estudios etnográficos( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in Spanish and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Managers by Richard B Lee( )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2017 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What makes people go into business? What makes some businessmen--and some businesses--outstandingly successful, while others, with opportunities just as good, fail? These questions are often asked, and have often been studied from the point of view of economics or of organizational theory. This book is one of the first scientific studies to probe these questions in depth, in terms both of the individual business manager's character, personality, and drives, and of the group psychology of his milieu. Starting with a descriptive survey of an important and homogeneous European industry, it traces a clear pattern of success and failure among the firms operating in it. Then, using as a basis the transcript of more than 600 interviews with executives of the firms concerned, it seeks the reasons for each firm's position. The results are startling: in both the successful and the unsuccessful companies remarkably consistent personality patterns emerge. The study demonstrates that individuals seek to fulfill themselves in their daily work. It shows that in the successful companies there is a basic harmony between the actual job done and its symbolic value for the individual, while in the less successful companies there is strain and tension of a particularly disharmonious kind. The executives' conscious purposes are often at odds with their unconscious needs. Rogers does not seek to minimize the importance of objective external factors. But his study of top management suggests reasons why an environment that spells success for some firms spells disaster in others. This is a fascinating and important book, which will be read with profit both by businessmen and by social scientists."--Provided by publisher
The new native resistance : indigenous peoples' struggles and the responsibilities of scholars by Joseph G Jorgensen( Book )

4 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

9/11 in the academic community( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A documentary that consists of interviews of recognized professors discussing their experiences regarding academia's treatment of critical perspectives on 9/11. The film explores the nature and dimensions of the taboo of critically examining 9/11 on campus and the serious repercussions various academics had faced."--Film website
Limited wants, unlimited means : a reader on hunter-gatherer economics and the environment by John M Gowdy( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For roughly 99% of their existence on earth, Homo sapiens lived as small bands of hunter-gatherers in societies that appear to have solved problems of production, distribution, social equity, and environmental sustainability that our own culture seems incapable of addressing. Limited Wants, Unlimited Means examines the hunter-gatherer society and lifestyle, providing a brief introduction to the rich literature on non-agricultural societies. It examines the economics of traditional societies and presents a multifaceted investigation of how such societies function and what that can teach us in our own quest for sustainability and equality."--Jacket
The Past and future of!Kung ethnography : critical reflections and symbolic perspectives : essays in honour of Lorna Marshall by Megan Biesele( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in German and English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kalahari Hunter-Gatherers by Richard B Lee( )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updating the San : image and reality of an African people in the 21st century( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The Cambridge encyclopedia of hunters and gatherers
Man the hunterKalahari hunter-gatherers : studies of the!Kung San and their neighborsThe!Kung San : men, women, and work in a foraging societyThe Dobe Ju/'hoansiPolitics and history in band societiesAfricans thought of it : amazing innovationsCultural anthropologyLimited wants, unlimited means : a reader on hunter-gatherer economics and the environment
Alternative Names
Lee, Richard

Lee, Richard 1937-

Lee, Richard B.

Lee, Richard Barry.

Lee Richard Borshay

Lee, Richard Borshay 1937-

Richard Borshay Lee Canadees antropoloog

Richard Borshay Lee Canadian anthropologist

Ли, Ричард Боршей


English (268)

Spanish (3)

German (2)

Italian (1)

Polish (1)