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Edward Evans-Pritchard

Mary Douglas

Edward Evans-Pritchard

by Mary Douglas

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Evans-Pritchard, E. E. 1902-1973,
    • Ethnology -- Great Britain

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMary Douglas.
      SeriesPenguin modern masters
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN21.E93 D68 1981
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 151 p. ;
      Number of Pages151
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4265906M
      ISBN 10014005927X
      LC Control Number81011844
      OCLC/WorldCa7597209

        Evans Pritchard book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This title is available as part of the volume set, Mary Douglas: Collec /5(5). of Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard in Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande (). In his seminal book, Evans-Pritchard demonstrated that magic is an integral part of religion and culture used to explain events that cannot otherwise be understood or controlled. The Zande of South Sudan.

        Books, Toys, Games and much more. The Nuer: A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a Nilotic People / Edition 1. by Edward E. Evans-Pritchard, Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard, Evans Pritchard E E | Read Reviews. Paperback View All Available Formats & Price: $ Synopsis Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard’s Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic among the Azande—based on fieldwork conducted in Sudan in the s and s—is one of the classic texts of social anthropology. Fifty years later anthropologist John Ryle and film-maker André Singer—among the last.

      Evans-Pritchard explains everything in great detail, and although the book is over 70 years old, he makes the culture seem alive to the reader. E-P doesn't write as though the Azande witchcraft beliefs are inferior to our own, and he admits that while he lived among them, he accepted their beliefs/5(19). Named Person: E E Evans-Pritchard; E E Evans-Pritchard; Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard, Sir: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary Douglas.


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E.E. Evans-Pritchard has 44 books on Goodreads with ratings. E.E. Evans-Pritchard’s most popular book is Witchcraft, Oracles, and Magic Among the Az. Social anthropologist Edward Evans-Pritchard shows the connection between religious order and political authority in Bedouin society.

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His seminal works on the Azande and the Nuer had an immense impact on the field in. Evans-Pritchard, E. (Edward Evan),Ethnology -- Great Britain Publisher New York: Viking Press Collection inlibrary; printdisabled; internetarchivebooks Digitizing sponsor Kahle/Austin Foundation Contributor Internet Archive Language EnglishPages: Written by one of Evans-Pritchard’s former students, herself one of Britain’s best-known anthropologists, it provides an insightful, though slightly idiosyncratic, account of Evans-Pritchard’s intellectual contributions, and is invaluable for gaining an understanding of the overall direction of Evans-Pritchard’s work.

Nuer religion Paperback – September 5, by E E. Evans-Pritchard (Author) out of 5 stars 4 ratings/5(4). New York: Basic Books" ⦿ Book Definition ⦿ Posted by _E.E EVANS-PRITCHARD_ [Author] Posted on Genre: _Book. The Nuer. Full Description: "This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

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Evans-Pritchard, in full Sir Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard, (born SeptemCrowborough, Sussex, England—died SeptemOxford, Oxfordshire), one of England’s foremost social anthropologists, especially known for his investigations of African cultures, for his exploration of segmentary systems, and for his explanations of witchcraft and magic.

Evans-Pritchard's book Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic Among the Azande explores the beliefs and rites of the Azande group in Sudan, Africa. In it, Evans-Pritchard observes the Azande relationship to 'magic' and how this relationship influences the social structure in the Azande s: 8.

Before reading this review, I would encourage you to read my review of Evans-Pritchard's earlier book The Nuer: A Description of the Modes of Livelihood and Political Institutions of a Nilotic People. Evans-Pritchard's works on the Nuer people are classics of anthropology and even though they were written over 70 years ago, they are still of fundamental importance in understanding human Author: Resolute Reader.

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What most interests Mary Douglas in the work of British social anthropologist Edward Evans-Pritchard () is his success in reconciling the mystical and the rational, or thought and action--which she attributes to what she has chosen to designate his ""theory of social accountability,"" i.e., his explanation of how different (African) peoples deal with misfortune.

First published inthis book provides an overview of E. Evans-Pritchard's approach to anthropology. His seminal works on the Azande and the Nuer had an immense impact on the field in Britain.

He wrote these works in his thirties and forties, after which time he became chair of anthropology at : The English social anthropologist Sir Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard () did pioneer research in the social structure, history, and religion of African and Arab peoples.

Edward Evans-Pritchard was one of the foremost anthropologists of the mid-twentieth century. The son of an Anglican clergyman.

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Part Of: Witchcraft, Oracles & Magic Among The Azande sequence Content Summary: words, 16 min read Chapter 1: Witchcraft is an organic and hereditary phenomenon Witchcraft is discovered by means of oracles. Both oracles and stories of witches obey certain hierarchical expectations.

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At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # GI5N10 Sir Edward E. Evans-Pritchard. Published by Oxford University Press. ISBN Description: First published inthis book provides an overview of E. Evans-Pritchard's approach to anthropology.

His seminal works on the Azande and the Nuer had an immense impact on the field in Britain. He wrote these works in his thirties and forties, after which time he became chair of anthropology at Oxford.

Most widely held works by E. E Evans-Pritchard The Nuer: a description of the modes of livelihood and political institutions of a Nilotic people by E. E Evans-Pritchard (Book).The English social anthropologist Sir Edward Evan Evans-Pritchard () did pioneer research in the social structure, history, and religion of African and Arab peoples.

Edward Evans-Pritchard was one of the foremost anthropologists of the mid-twentieth century. The son of an Anglican clergyman, Evans-Pritchard read history at Exeter College. Author of The Nuer, Nuer religion, The political system of the Anuak of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, The Sanusi of Cyrenaica, The Nuer, Some aspects of marriage and the family among the Nuer, Theories of primitive religion, Man and woman among the Azande.