Anthropology after Gluckman : the Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Anthropology after Gluckman : the Manchester School, colonial and postcolonial transformations

Author: Richard P Werbner
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book places the Manchester School in the vanguard of modern social anthropology. Werbner reveals not only the cosmopolitan distinctiveness but also the force of creative difference in the ideas,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Named Person: Max Gluckman; Max Gluckman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Werbner
ISBN: 152613800X 9781526138002
OCLC Number: 1224151736
Description: xi, 363 pages 22 cm
Contents: Introduction1 Max Gluckman in South Africa: role model, early leadership 2 Max Gluckman's commitments, projects and legacies3 Elizabeth Colson: home town anthropologist, systems sceptic 4 Clyde Mitchell and A.L. Epstein: urban perspectives5 Relational thought, networks, circles6 Friendship, interlocking directorates, cosmopolitanism7 A. L. Epstein's enduring argument: The reasonable man and emotion8 Victor Turner: 'voyage of discovery'9 The reanalysis of Chihamba the White Spirit10 Anthropology and the postcolonial ConclusionBibliography -- .
Responsibility: Richard Werbner.

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'Discussing the failings as well as the achievements of the Manchester School, this book is a welcome invitation to rethink how anthropology was influenced by a group of people with a dedication to Read more...

 
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