By Dr Alan Barnard, Jonathan Spencer

ISBN-10: 0203458036

ISBN-13: 9780203458037

ISBN-10: 041509996X

ISBN-13: 9780415099967

ISBN-10: 0415285585

ISBN-13: 9780415285582

This encyclopedia presents description and research of the phrases, ideas, and problems with social and cultural anthropology. overseas in authorship and assurance, this obtainable paintings is absolutely listed and cross-referenced.

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Grillo and A. Rew (eds) Social Anthropology and Development Policy, London: Tavistock, pp. 148–67 Meehan, B. J. (1962) Desert People, Sydney: Angus and Robertson Morphy, H. (1991) Ancestral Connections: Art and the Yolngu System of Knowledge, Chicago: University of Chicago Press Munn, N. (1973) Warlpiri Iconography: Graphic Representation and Cultural Symbolism in a Central Australian Society, Ithaca: Cornell University Press Myers, F. R. H. (1963) On Aboriginal Religion, Sydney: Oceania Monographs, no.

His account was to be generalized into what became known as †‘segmentary lineage theory’, or *‘descent theory’, which in the 1950s and 1960s was one of the cornerstones of the discipline of social anthropology. According to Evans-Pritchard conflict among Nuer is not terminally destructive but mitigated by the lineage system. The segmentary lineage system regulates the number of supporters a man can muster against another individual according to the relative position of the two parties in the lineage system.

For Lienhardt Dinka religion was not a theology but a †phenomenology. This approach led Lienhardt to question presumptions about mind, self, memory, and experience, in reaching an understanding of Dinka interpretations and imaging of their experiences. Hurst Ehret, C. E. H. (1955) Studies in African Linguistic Classification, New Haven: Compass Holy, L. ) (1979) Segmentary Lineage Systems Reconsidered, Belfast: Queen’s University Papers in Social Anthropology (vol. 4) Johnson, D. (1994) Nuer Prophets, Oxford: Clarendon Press Kohler, O.

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