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Man and culture : an evaluation of the work of Bronislaw Malinowski

Author: Raymond Firth
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Man and culture
(OCoLC)49010628
Named Person: Bronislaw Malinowski; Bronislaw Malinowski
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Firth
ISBN: 9781136451850 1136451854
OCLC Number: 860711882
Notes: Originally published: London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1957.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 292 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editor's Note; Acknowledgements; References; Introduction: Malinowski as Scientist and as Man; The Concept of Culture in Malinowski's Work; Malinowski's Theory of Needs; Malinowski and the Theory of Social Systems; Malinowsk's Contribution to Field-work Methods and the Writing of Ethnography; Ethnographic Analysis and Language with Reference to Malinowsk's Views; The Epistemological Background to Malinowski's Empiricism; Malinowski's Theories of Law; Malinowski and the Study of Kinship; Malinowski on Magic and Religion. The Place of Malinowski in the History of Economic AnthropologyMalinowski and the Study of Social Change; Anthropology as Public Service and Malinowski's Contribution to it; Selected Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Raymond Firth.

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