Anthropology and Social Change (LSE Monographs on Social Anthropology v. 38)

Anthropology and Social Change (LSE Monographs on Social Anthropology v. 38)

By: Lucy P. Mair (author)Paperback

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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'.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION I I. APPLIED ANTHROPOLOGY AND DEVELOPMENT POLICIES (1956) 10 2. ANTHROPOLOGY AND THE UNDERDEVELOPED TERRITORIES (1950) 28 3. MODERN DEVELOPMENTS IN AFRICAN LAND TENURE (1948) 44 4. THE CONTRIBUTION OF SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY TO THE STUDY OF CHANGES IN AFRICAN LAND RIGHTS (1956) 53 5. CHIEFTAINSHIP IN MODERN AFRICA (1936) 65 6. AFRICAN CHIEFS TODAY (1958) 75 7. OLD AND NEW LEADERSHIP IN AFRICA (1962) 91 8. RACE, TRIBALISM AND NATIONALISM IN AFRICA (1959) 100 9. SELF-GOVERNMENT OR GOOD GOVERNMENT? (1948) III 10. HOW SMALL-SCALE SOCIETIES CHANGE (1964) 120 II. TRADITION AND MODERNITY IN THE NEW AFRICA (1965) 135 12. INDEPENDENT RELIGIOUS MOVEMENTS IN THREE CONTINENTS (1959) 144 13. CLIENTSHIP IN EAST AFRICA (1961) 173 14. WITCHCRAFT AS A PROBLEM IN THE STUDY OF RELIGION (1964) 185

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1971
  • ISBN13: 9780485196382
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9780485196382
  • weight: 308
  • ISBN10: 0485196387

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