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Anthropology and Social Change (London : Volume 38 - Lucy P. Mair

Anthropology and Social Change (London

Volume 38

Hardcover Published: 2nd January 2004
ISBN: 9781859738542
Number Of Pages: 220

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The fourteen lectures and essays that make up this volume deal mainly, though not exclusively, with Africa, and among the topics discussed are land tenure, chieftainship, 'clientship', messianic movement, witchcraft, and 'race, tribalism and nationalism'.

'One hardly needs to say that Professor Mair's writing shows at once clarity and elegance of presentation, combined with knowledge of the problems, and an impeccable grasp of both their theoretical and administrative implications, which makes all her work significant.' Rosemary Firth, Man

Introductionp. I
Applied Anthropology and Development Policies (1956)p. 10
Anthropology and the Underdeveloped Territories (1950)p. 28
Modern Developments in African Land Tenure (1948)p. 44
The Contribution of Social Anthropology to the Study of Changes in African Land Rights (1956)p. 53
Chieftainship in Modern Africa (1936)p. 65
African Chiefs Today (1958)p. 75
Old And New Leadership in Africa (1962)p. 91
Race, Tribalism and Nationalism in Africa (1959)p. 100
Self-Government or Good Government? (1948)p. III
How Small-Scale Societies Change (1964)p. 120
Tradition and Modernity in the New Africa (1965)p. 135
Independent Religious Movements in Three Continents (1959)p. 144
Clientship in East Africa (1961)p. 173
Witchcraft as a Problem in the Study of Religion (1964)p. 185
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ISBN: 9781859738542
ISBN-10: 1859738540
Series: London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology
Audience: BAC
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: 2nd January 2004
Publisher: BERG PUBL INC
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.43
Edition Number: 1