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An introduction to Evans-Pritchard

by Burton, John W.

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Published by Fribourg University Press in Fribourg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Evans-Pritchard, Edward, -- Sir, -- 1902-1973.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn W. Burton.
    SeriesStudia Instituti Anthropos -- Vol. 45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination177 p. :
    Number of Pages177
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15282555M
    ISBN 103727807865

      1. It is perhaps worth noting that although Gellner was taking Evans-Pritchard and his work among the Nuer as the focus of his discussion about what we might now call anthropology's 'meta-method Author: Douglas Hamilton Johnson. A totemic specialist is a possessor (gwan) of the spirit {kwoth) of his totem. Totemic specialists have no political significance and have no social influence in virtue of their powers alone. There is a war specialist whose duty it is to shake a spear in the face of the enemy and to deliver an invocation against them.

    Key Words: Evans-Pritchard, social structure, historical particularism, functionalism, the Nuer. 0. Introduction. Edward E. Evans-Pritchard, - E-P as he was affectionately known - was one of the most renowned and influential anthropologists of his time ('73). Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard retired in and was knighted in , a great honor in his native Great Britain. He died in Oxford, England in Bibliography. Burton, John W. An Introduction to Evans-Pritchard. Freiburg, Schweiz University. Frieburg, Switzerland. Douglas, Mary. Edward Evans-Pritchard. The Viking Press.

    : Anatomy of the Sacred: An Introduction to Religion (6th Edition) () by Livingston Emeritus, James C. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(93). Introduction to Medical Anthropology Fall ANTH (crn) The books are available at Paragraphe Books (, McGill College Avenue, www. Session 4 Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard: Rationality and the Problem of Belief SEPT 17 Ø E.E. Evans Pritchard, (reprint ). File Size: KB.


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Evans-Pritchard was one of the finest social anthropologists of the twentieth by: Introduction to Evans-Pritchard. Fribourg, Switzerland: University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: E E Evans-Pritchard; E E Evans-Pritchard; E E Evans-Pritchard; Edward E Evans-Pritchard; Edward Evans-Pritchard; Edward E Evans-Pritchard; E E Evans-Pritchard: Material Type: Biography: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

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The chapter, written by one of Evans-Pritchard’s later students and colleagues, discusses the rejuvenation of Oxford anthropology stemming from Evans-Pritchard’s appointment inand his intellectual and administrative molding of the (then) Institute of Social Anthropology. Kuper, Adam. An introduction to Evans-Pritchard: : Books.

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He focused specifically on African cultures. Evans-Pritchard's book Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande explores the beliefs and rites of the Azande group in Sudan, Africa. In it, Evans-Pritchard observes the Azande relationship to 'magic' and how this Reviews: 8.

The Nuer was the first of three books which Evans-Pritchard would publish on the Nuer. The others were published as Kinship and Marriage Among the Nuer () and Nuer Religion ().

In the book's introduction, Evans-Pritchard warmly thanked the Nuer for the welcome he felt they gave him:Author: E. Evans-Pritchard. Preface. By A. Radcliffe-BrownIntroduction. By M. Fortes and E. Evans-Pritchard. The kingdom of the Zulu of South Africa.

By Max GluckmanThe political organization of the Ngwato of Bechuanaland protectorate. By I. SchaperaThe political system of the Bemba tribeNorth-eastern : SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY by -PRITCHARD ProfesiorofSocialAnthropologyandFellowofAllSoulsCollege,Oxford LONDON:COHEN&WESTLTD.

Part Of: Witchcraft, Oracles & Magic Among The Azande sequence See Also: Summary of the Azande book On Mysticism And Its Insulation From Falsification Through Attention: Azande act very much as we would in like circumstances and they make the same kind of observations as we would make.

But Azande are dominated by an overwhelming faith. THE SANUSI OF CYRENAICA [E.E.x Evans-Pritchard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. John W. Burton: An Introduction to Evans-Pritchard Studia Instituti Anthropos 45 This introduction draws attention anew to an exceptionally perceptive and literate anthropologist, a man who lived during a very important moment in world history.

Beidelman is also the editor of A Bibliography of the Writings of E. Evans-Pritchard (London, ). Mary Douglas's Edward Evans-Pritchard (New York, ) is a fuller but rather uneven account.

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An introduction to Evans-Pritchard by John W Burtonthis book describes the types of social organization found among a number of African peoples: the Zulu of South Africa, the Ngwato of Bechuanaland, the Bemba in north-eastern Rhodesia, the Ankole in Uganda, the Kede in northern Nigeria, the Bantu of Kavirondo, the Tallensi of the.

From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. LibraryThing Review User Review - muir - LibraryThing Theories of Primitive Religion Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard, Edward Evans, E.

E. Evans-Pritchard, a British anthropologist, was the leader of the fieldwork-based social anthropology that flourished in the United Kingdom.M.

Fortes), and of the Southern Sudanese Nuer (by E. E. Evans-Pritchard). The book gains in homogeneity from the fact that all the authors have the same general theoretical point of view, the majority of them having done their field work as Fel- lows of the International Institute of African Languages and Cultures, under whoseAuthor: Melville J.

Herskovits.Evans-Pritchard's reading Pareto, the key writer omitted by Heinz. While Evans-Pritchard disliked much in Pareto' s writings, he cites Pareto' s work as important for emphasizing the illogicality of popular Western thinking ().

Evans-Pritchard was also impressed and concerned with the works of Frazer and Tylor. Both these writers provid.