A history of Oxford anthropology / edited by Peter Rivière.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York ; Oxford : Berghahn Books, 2009.
Description
1 online resource (230 p.)

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Series
  • Methodology and history in anthropology ; Volume 15. [More in this series]
  • Methodology and History in Anthropology ; Volume 15
Summary note
Informative as well as entertaining, this volume offers many interesting facets of the first hundred years of anthropology at Oxford University.
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Contents
  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • List of Figures
  • List of Contributors
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Origins and Survivals: Tylor, Balfour and the Pitt Rivers Museum and their Role within Anthropology in Oxford 1883–1905
  • 2. The Formative Years: the Committee for Anthropology 1905–38
  • 3. How All Souls got its Anthropologist
  • 4. A Major Disaster to Anthropology? Oxford and Alfred Reginald Radcliffe-Brown
  • 5. ‘A feeling for form and pattern, and a touch of genius’: E-P’s Vision and the Institute 1946–70
  • 6. Oxford and Biological Anthropology
  • 7. Oxford Anthropology as an Extra-curricular Activity: OUAS and JASO
  • 8. Oxford Anthropology since 1970: through Schismogenesis 155 to a New Testament
  • Appendix: Reflections on Oxford’s Global Links
  • Bibliography
  • Index
ISBN
0-85745-521-4
Doi
  • 10.1515/9780857455215
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