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Rivers, W. H. R. (William Halse Rivers) 1864-1922

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Works: 245 works in 1,121 publications in 9 languages and 19,216 library holdings
Genres: History  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Biographical films  Biography  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Ethnographic television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: aut, edt, oth, aui
Classifications: GN480, 392.32
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Most widely held works by W. H. R Rivers
Instinct and the unconscious; a contribution to a biological theory of the psycho-neuroses by W. H. R Rivers( )

45 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in and and held by 1,030 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book has two parts. The first gives the substance of lectures delivered in the Psychological Laboratory at Cambridge in the summer of 1919, and repeated in the spring of the present year at the Phipps Clinic of the Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, under the direction of Professor Adolf Meyer. The second part consists of appendices in which are republished occasional papers written as the result of clinical experience gained during the war. A few alterations have been made in these, chiefly in order to bring the terminology into line with that adopted in the body of the book, and in the second Appendix the original paper has been amplified. A few of the opinions expressed in these appendices differ in some respects from those of the lectures, but have been left as originally stated because they present alternative points of view which may possibly be nearer the truth than those adopted as the result of later deliberation. The general aim of the book is to put into a biological setting the system of psycho-therapy which came to be generally adopted in Great Britain in the treatment of the psycho-neuroses of war. This system was developed in the main at the Maghull Military Hospital under the direction of Dr. R.G. Rows"--(PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Medicine, magic, and religion; the Fitz Patrick lectures delivered before the Royal college of physicians of London in 1915 and 1916 by W. H. R Rivers( )

74 editions published between 1924 and 2005 in and and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of the most fascinating men of his generation, W.H.R. Rivers was a British doctor and psychiatrist as well as a leading ethnologist. Immortalized as the hero of Pat Barker's award-winning Regeneration trilogy, Rivers was the clinician who, in the First World War, cared for the poet Siegfried Sassoon and other infantry officers injured on the western front. His researches into the borders of psychiatry, medicine and religion made him a prominent member of the British intelligentsia of the time, a friend of H.G. Wells, George Bernard Shaw and Bertrand Russell. Part of his appeal lay in an extraordinary intellect, mixed with a very real interest in his fellow man. Medicine, Magic and Religion is a prime example of this. A social institution, it is one of Rivers's finest works. In it, Rivers introduced the then revolutionary idea that indigenous practices are indeed rational, when viewed in terms of religious beliefs."--Jacket
Social organization by W. H. R Rivers( )

69 editions published between 1924 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Appendix 2; Australia; Marriage divisions, fourfold and eight-class (Dieri and Aranda); Kinship, local grouping; Quotes A.R. Brown
The history of Melanesian society by W. H. R Rivers( )

40 editions published between 1914 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Todas by W. H. R Rivers( )

47 editions published between 1906 and 2016 in and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kinship and social organisation by W. H. R Rivers( )

35 editions published between 1914 and 2014 in and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1914, W.H.R. Rivers' hugely influential€study€was the first to effectively€demonstrate the close connection between€methods of denoting relationship or kinship and forms of social organisation, €including those based on different forms of the institution of marriage.€He also shows€that the terminology of relationship has been rigorously determined by social conditions and that, therefore, systems of relationship furnish us with a most valuable instrument in studying the history of social institutions. This€series of lectures was origi
Kinship and social organization by W. H. R Rivers( )

28 editions published between 1968 and 2004 in and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology and ethnology by W. H. R Rivers( )

24 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in and and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1999
Conflict and dream by W. H. R Rivers( )

32 editions published between 1923 and 2014 in and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Halse Rivers Rivers, FRCP, FRS, (1864-1922) was an English anthropologist, neurologist, ethnologist and psychiatrist, best known for his work with soldiers during World War I who were suffering from shell shock. Rivers's most famous patient was the poet Siegfried Sassoon. He is also famous for his participation in the Torres Straits expedition of 1898, and his consequent seminal work on the subject of kinship. Conflict and Dreams was posthumously published in 1923 a year after Rivers's death and continues his theoretical reflection on his War experience as a therapist from his 1920 work 'Instinct and the Unconscious'
Essays on the depopulation of Melanesia by W. H. R Rivers( )

22 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology and politics, and other essays by W. H. R Rivers( )

24 editions published between 1923 and 2010 in and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports upon the present condition and future needs of the science of anthropology by Carnegie Institution of Washington( )

27 editions published between 1913 and 1979 in and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits by Alfred C Haddon( )

6 editions published between 1935 and 1970 in and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The influence of alcohol and other drugs on fatigue. The Croonian lectures delivered at the Royal college of physicians in 1906 by W. H. R Rivers( )

14 editions published between 1908 and 2015 in and and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in Neurology : By Henry Head. In conjunction with W.H.R. Rivers ... In 2 volumes by Henry Head( )

9 editions published between 1920 and 2013 in and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book contains a series of researches into the physiology of the nervous system based on clinical observations. Each section of the work formed the subject of a separate communication published at various times in Brain; but they have been rearranged so as to comprise an orderly sequence extending from the peripheral nervous system to the receptive centres of the cortex"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2012 APA, all rights reserved)
Tikopia : OT11( )

in and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tikopia is a small volcanic island that is part of the Solomon Islands. This file of 28 documents contains data on the indigenous inhabitants of Tikopia and Cherry Island, in the Santa Cruz Group
L'Instinct et l'inconscient : contribution à une théorie biologique des psychonévroses by W. H. R Rivers( )

27 editions published between 1919 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cet ouvrage est un essai de théorie générale des névroses à partir de l'expérience de la pathologie traumatique de guerre. Il retrouve, au niveau des instincts de danger, de protection et d'agression, les mêmes mécanismes que Freud avait découverts dans les conflits issus des pulsions sexuelles lors du développement individuel
History and ethnology by W. H. R Rivers( )

10 editions published between 1914 and 1969 in and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dreams and primitive culture : a lecture delivered in the John Rylands Library on the 10th April, 1918 by W. H. R Rivers( )

9 editions published between 1917 and 2010 in and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychology & politics by W. H. R Rivers( )

7 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Medicine, magic, and religion; the Fitz Patrick lectures delivered before the Royal college of physicians of London in 1915 and 1916
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Halse Rivers Rivers, William 1864-1922

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Rivers, William Halse Rivers 1864-1922

W.H.R. Rivers

W.H.R.リヴァーズ

William Halse Rivers

William Halse Rivers Rivers britischer Anthropologe, Ethnologe, Neurologe, Psychologe

William Rivers

William Rivers antropologo, biologo e neurologo inglese

William Rivers Brits antropoloog (1864-1922)

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リヴァーズ, W. H

リヴァーズ, W. H. R.

リヴァーズ, ウィリアム・ホールス・リヴァーズ

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The history of Melanesian societyKinship and social organisationKinship and social organizationConflict and dreamEssays on the depopulation of MelanesiaPsychology and politics, and other essaysDreams and primitive culture : a lecture delivered in the John Rylands Library on the 10th April, 1918Psychology & politics