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

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Works: 164 works in 792 publications in 4 languages and 17,725 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Textbooks 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: GN477, 392.32
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Most widely held works by W. H. R Rivers
Kinship and social organization by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
55 editions published between 1914 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 847 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
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 ( Book )
49 editions published between 1924 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this classic work, the author introduced the then revolutionary idea that indigenous practices are indeed rational, when viewed in terms of religious beliefs
Instinct and the unconscious a contribution to a biological theory of the psycho-neuroses by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
40 editions published between 1920 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 734 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"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2006 APA, all rights reserved)
Social organization by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
53 editions published between 1924 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of Melanesian society by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
36 editions published between 1914 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Todas by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
31 editions published between 1906 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Psychology and ethnology by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
16 editions published between 1926 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1999
Psychology and politics, and other essays by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
22 editions published between 1923 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1999
Essays on the depopulation of Melanesia by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
16 editions published between 1922 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Conflict and dream by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
18 editions published between 1923 and 2011 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Reports upon the present condition and future needs of the science of anthropology by Carnegie Institution of Washington ( Book )
21 editions published between 1913 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reports of the Cambridge Anthropological Expedition to Torres Straits by Alfred C Haddon ( Book )
5 editions published in 1901 in English and held by 173 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 ( Book )
12 editions published between 1908 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History and ethnology by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
8 editions published between 1914 and 1969 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tikopia OT11 ( )
in English and held by 75 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 ( Book )
8 editions published between 1926 and 1999 in French and held by 63 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
Dreams and primitive culture : a lecture delivered in the John Rylands Library on the 10th April, 1918 by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
6 editions published between 1917 and 1918 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mind and medicine : a lecture delivered in the John Rylands Library on the 9th April, 1919 by W. H. R Rivers ( Book )
6 editions published between 1919 and 1920 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A text book of physiology by M Foster ( Book )
7 editions published between 1893 and 1900 in English and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rise of anthropology Haddon and Rivers ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One hundred years ago, Doctors Alfred Haddon and W.H. Rivers traveled to far-off Melanesia to study the islanders. Their expedition laid the basic scientific ground rules for social anthropology and ethnography as studied today. BBC's Dr. Jonathan Miller uses diary entries and archival footage and photos to trace the history of the expedition and examine its findings within the context of life among today's islanders
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (560)
French (9)
Hebrew (1)
Spanish (1)
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