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LSE Monographs on Social Anthropology


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With over 70 volumes published since 1949, including classic works by Gell, Barth, Leach and Firth, the LSE Monographs now form one of the most prestigious series in the discipline of Anthropology. Presenting scholarly work from all branches of Social Anthropology, the series continues to build on its history with both theoretical and ethnographic studies of the contemporary world.

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Marriage and the Family among the Yako in South-Eastern Nigeria

Marriage and the Family among the Yako in South-Eastern Nigeria

1st Edition

By Darryl Forde
March 31, 2021

Marriage and the Family among the Yako in South-Eastern Nigeria...

Marsh Dwellers of the Euphrates Delta

Marsh Dwellers of the Euphrates Delta

1st Edition

By S. M. Salim
March 31, 2021

Dr Salim, of Bagdad University, spent two years amongst the remarkable tribal peoples who inhabit the great marshes of the lower Euphrates. He describes their social and economic organization and discusses on the one hand the process by which people with bedouin traditions and values have adapted ...

Pioneers in the Tropics The Political Organisation of Japanese in an Immigrant Community in Brazil

Pioneers in the Tropics: The Political Organisation of Japanese in an Immigrant Community in Brazil

1st Edition

By Philip Staniford
March 31, 2021

This study of a substantial Japanese immigrant community in Brazil concentrates on its development of a political organization to cope with internal problems of co-operation and conflict and to deal with the outside world of Brazilian politicians and merchants. After many early troubles the ...

Report on the Iban Volume 41

Report on the Iban: Volume 41

1st Edition

By Derek Freedman
March 31, 2021

The Iban or the Sea Dayaks of Sarawak have probably been the best known of the indigenous peoples of Borneo for well over a century. Much has been written about them, but until the results of Dr Freeman's field research were published by the Government of Sarawak and by Her Majesty's Stationery ...

Social and Economic Organization of the Rowanduz Kurds

Social and Economic Organization of the Rowanduz Kurds

1st Edition

By Edmund Leach
March 31, 2021

Social and Economic Organization of the Rowanduz Kurds...

The Chinese of Sarawak A Study of Social Structure

The Chinese of Sarawak: A Study of Social Structure

1st Edition

By Ju-K'ang Tien
March 31, 2021

Initially published in 1953, The Chinese of Sarawak, A Study of Social Structure, is the study of the social, economic and political organization of the Chinese Community during the author's visit of thirteen months in 1948 and 1949. Much of the material was obtained from personal interviews, as ...

The Ethnic Composition of Tswana Tribes

The Ethnic Composition of Tswana Tribes

1st Edition

By Isaac Schapera
March 31, 2021

The Ethnic Composition of Tswana Tribes...

The Keresan Bridge A Problem in Pueblo Ethnology

The Keresan Bridge: A Problem in Pueblo Ethnology

1st Edition

By Robin Fox
March 31, 2021

This is an unusual excursion into American Indian culture history by a British social anthropologist. It examines theories of the development of different Pueblo social structures, with particular attention to Eggan. From a detailed re-analysis of the evidence and a consideration of material from ...

The Muslim Matrimonial Court in Singapore

The Muslim Matrimonial Court in Singapore

1st Edition

By Judith Djamour
March 31, 2021

This book is an anthropologist's field study of the new court set up in Singapore to deal with matrimonial suits (chiefly divorce) among Muslims. The study is based on careful observation of the court in action, and analyses in detail the relationship between the reformist aims of the new law and ...

The Political System of the Anuak of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

The Political System of the Anuak of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan

1st Edition

By E. E. Evans-Pritchard
March 31, 2021

The Political System of the Anuak of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan...

The Power of Love The Moral Use of Knowledge among the Amuesga of Central Peru

The Power of Love: The Moral Use of Knowledge among the Amuesga of Central Peru

1st Edition

By Fernando Santos-Granero
March 31, 2021

An exploration of the moral use of knowledge among the Amuesga of Central Peru....

Tribal Innovators Tswana Chiefs and Social Change 1795-1940

Tribal Innovators: Tswana Chiefs and Social Change 1795-1940

1st Edition

By Isaac Schapera
March 31, 2021

Tribal Innovators...

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