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Firth, Raymond 1901-2002

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Works: 306 works in 1,568 publications in 4 languages and 24,610 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Conference proceedings  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Creator, Adapter, Performer, Commentator for written text, Correspondent, Composer, Publishing director
Classifications: GN473, 919
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Publications about Raymond Firth
Publications by Raymond Firth
Publications by Raymond Firth, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Raymond Firth
We, the Tikopia; a sociological study of kinship in primitive Polynesia by Raymond Firth( Book )
107 editions published between 1936 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
Recognized as a major work when first published, this title has, over the years, become a classic. Forming the basis of modern social anthropology, <EM>We the Tikiopia</EM> stands in the forefront of its literature. The book is an excellent example of fieldwork analysis of a primitive society; a complete account of the working of a primitive kinship system; and an exhaustive and sophisticated study of Polynesian social institutions. First published in 1936
Elements of social organization by Raymond Firth( Book )
131 editions published between 1947 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,661 libraries worldwide
An illuminating introduction to the methods and problems of social anthropology, this book draws on a wide range of illustrations, including Raymond Firth's own experiences in New Zealand, Malaya and the Solomon Islands. The concept of social organisation is discussed with special reference to the role of individual choice and decision in social affairs and the nature of social change. Social organisation in relation to economic, aesthetic, moral and religious values is also examined. First published in 1951. This re-issue is of the third, 1961 edition
Oceania ( file )
in English and held by 1,447 libraries worldwide
Includes the sections "Reviews" and "Bibliographical notes."
Symbols: public and private by Raymond Firth( Book )
47 editions published between 1973 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,332 libraries worldwide
Man and culture; an evaluation of the work of Bronislaw Malinowski by Raymond Firth( Book )
67 editions published between 1957 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,328 libraries worldwide
Primitive Polynesian economy by Raymond Firth( Book )
68 editions published between 1939 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 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
Human types; an introduction to social anthropology by Raymond Firth( Book )
56 editions published between 1938 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,094 libraries worldwide
References to Aborigines throughout book; Notes on natural food & water resources, adaptation in Central Australia; Earth eaten as food (Daly River), Merbok exchange (quotes Stanner)
Malay fishermen: their peasant economy by Raymond Firth( Book )
68 editions published between 1946 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,068 libraries worldwide
Tikopia ritual and belief by Raymond Firth( Book )
25 editions published between 1967 and 2012 in English and held by 998 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
The work of the gods in Tikopia by Raymond Firth( Book )
32 editions published between 1940 and 2004 in English and held by 888 libraries worldwide
Themes in economic anthropology by Raymond Firth( Book )
47 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 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
Capital, saving and credit in peasant societies : studies from Asia, Oceania, the Caribbean and Middle America by Raymond Firth( Book )
32 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 854 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
Essays on social organization and values by Raymond Firth( Book )
28 editions published between 1964 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 776 libraries worldwide
Brief mention of reasons for alternate marriage of Aranda type
Religion : a humanist interpretation by Raymond Firth( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 661 libraries worldwide
Treats religion as a human art, capable of great intellectual and artistic achievements
Rank and religion in Tikopia; a study in Polynesian paganism and conversion to Christianity by Raymond Firth( Book )
27 editions published between 1970 and 2011 in English and held by 660 libraries worldwide
Social change in Tikopia : re-study of a Polynesian community after a generation by Raymond Firth( Book )
34 editions published between 1959 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 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
Social organization; essays presented to Raymond Firth by Maurice Freedman( Book )
10 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 624 libraries worldwide
Families and their relatives : kinship in a middle-class sector of London ; an anthropological study by Raymond Firth( Book )
38 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 619 libraries worldwide
As women began to recieve better opportunities for employment, sociologists started looking at the effect of this on women's children and families. The volumes in this book set out to establish the social roles of groups of women
Economics of the New Zealand Maori by Raymond Firth( Book )
36 editions published between 1925 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 569 libraries worldwide
Human types by Raymond Firth( Book )
54 editions published between 1938 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 453 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Firth, R. 1901-2002
Firth, Raymond.
Firth, Raymond, 1901-
Firth, Raymond, 1901-2002
Firth, Raymond W.
Firth, Raymond William
Firth, Raymond William, 1901-2002
رايموند فيرث، 1901-2002
ファース, R
Languages
English (907)
Spanish (6)
Italian (5)
German (1)
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