Bronislaw Malinowski: Collected Works, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Bronislaw Malinowski

Collected Works, 1st Edition


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pub: 2001-11-29
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Bronislaw Malinowski (1884-1942) was one of the most important figures in the development of modern social anthropology. Among the British anthropologists repudiating so-called armchair research, Malinowski was a pioneer of fieldwork. He undertook his long-sustained fieldwork in Papua New Guinea and his accounts are populated by sympathetic figures, described in a deliberately vivid literary style. Malinowski is also recognized as the founder of Functionalism and his ethnographic studies contend that all components of society interlock to form a well-balanced system.

This collection reprints the ground breaking studies that emerged from Malinowski's fieldwork. The final volume of the set is an assessment of his contribution to anthropology.

Table of Contents

Volume 1: Malinowski amongst the Magi: The Natives of Mailu [1915/1988]

0-415-26244-5: £70.00

Volume 2: Argonauts of the Western Pacific: an Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea [1922/1994]

0-415-26716-1: £70.00

Volume 3: Crime and Custom in Savage Society [1926/1940]

0-415-26245-3: £70.00

Volume 4: Sex and Repression in Savage Society [1927]

0-415-26246-1: £70.00

Volume 5: The Father in Primitive Psychology and Myth in Primitive Psychology [1927]

0-415-26247-X: £70.00

Volume 6: The Sexual Lives of Savages [1932/1952]

0-415-26248-8: £70.00

Volume 7: Coral Gardens and Their Magic: The Description of Gardening [1935]

0-415-26249-6: £70.00

Volume 8: Coral Gardens and Their Magic: The Language and Magic of Gardening [1935]

0-415-26250-X: £70.00

Volume 9: A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essays [1944]

0-415-26251-8: £70.00

Volume 10: Man and Culture: An Evaluation of the Work of Malinowski [1957]

0-415-26717-X: £70.00

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General