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Gluckman, Max 1911-1975

Overview
Works: 173 works in 864 publications in 5 languages and 12,065 library holdings
Genres: History  Essays 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor, Author of introduction, Honoree, Other, Composer, Creator, Translator
Classifications: GN645, 321.12
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Most widely held works by Max Gluckman
Order and rebellion in tribal Africa; collected essays, with an autobiographical introd by Max Gluckman( Book )

50 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in English and held by 1,391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics, law and ritual in tribal society by Max Gluckman( Book )

77 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 1,386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What can we learn from tribal societies about the ways in which, in a variety of social settings, groups of men resolve their conflicts with other men? In order to answer this question, Politics, Law and Ritual in Tribal Society compares nearly forty case study societies, most of them in Africa, in their reconstructed pre-colonial tribal condition, comparing their small-scale social relations to their large-scale social context. At the outset Gluckman explains to the reader that custom is the focus of interest of all types of anthropology. Yet his approach manifests a strong interest in economy, politics, and social relationships.In the volume, Max Gluckman offers a succinct version of a lifetime of opinionated analysis. This material is organized by theme and the ethnographic examples appear as brief illustrations of theoretical questions. Discussed here also is the relation between disputes and struggles for power within the context of mechanisms of social control and stability.In addition, Gluckman presents a step-by-step survey of the cumulative development of the anthropological analysis of tribal institutions, from the nineteenth century to the present, and supports the argument that anthropology is a science rather than an art. The new masterful introduction by Sally Falk Moore, along with a new postscript of Gluckman's professional activities and publications, provides newcomers to the work of Gluckman with deep insights into the contents as well as contexts within which the great anthropologist worked."--Provided by publisher
Custom and conflict in Africa by Max Gluckman( Book )

88 editions published between 1955 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven tribes of British Central Africa by Elizabeth Colson( Book )

44 editions published between 1951 and 1968 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book represents a general discription of the various tribes of Central Africa in the areas of religion, anthropology, social organization and culture
The judicial process among the Barotse of Northern Rhodesia by Max Gluckman( Book )

35 editions published between 1955 and 1973 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Closed systems and open minds : the limits of naïvety in social anthropology by Max Gluckman( Book )

31 editions published between 1964 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synopsis: Social anthropology, defined operationally in terms of what social anthropologists have done in the last fifty years, is the study and comparison of tribal societies and of small fields of social life with emphasis on the role of custom. When a social anthropologist's research leads him into any field which belongs to other disciplines, what line should he adopt? What use may he make of the results that other scholars have already achieved? Must he knowingly make naive assumptions concerning events which they have regarded as complex?
Essays on the ritual of social relations, by Daryll Forde [and others by Max Gluckman( Book )

38 editions published between 1962 and 1975 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ideas in Barotse jurisprudence by Max Gluckman( Book )

33 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and held by 666 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideas and procedures in African customary law : studies presented and discussed at the Eighth International African Seminar at the Haile Sellassie I University, Addis Ababa, January 1966 by Max Gluckman( Book )

41 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and Multiple languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nyoongah Community has obtained through the Aboriginal Land Trust; 160 acres near Lake Gnangara at Wanneroo for Aboriginal-run enterprises
The allocation of responsibility by Max Gluckman( Book )

12 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Order and Rebellion in Tribal Africa by Max Gluckman( )

4 editions published between 1963 and 2014 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These essays are mainly concerned with the development of some of Max Gluckman's ideas about African politics. He regarded frequent rebellions to replace incumbents of political offices (as against revolutions to alter the structure of offices) as inherent in these politics. Later he connected this situation with modes of husbandry, problems of the devolution of power, types of weapons and the law of treason. He advanced to a general theory of ritual, as well as to general propositions about the position of officials representing conflicting interests within a hierarchy, typified by the African chief under colonial rule. Originally published in 1963
Cross-examinations : essays in memory of Max Gluckman( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analysis of a social situation in modern Zululand by Max Gluckman( Book )

24 editions published between 1958 and 1971 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and constraint : a memorial tribute to Max Gluckman( Book )

6 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the sociological theories of Bronislaw Malinowski by Max Gluckman( Book )

26 editions published between 1947 and 1968 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Land holding and land usage among the plateau Tonga of Mazabuka District : a reconnaissance survey, 1945 by William Allan( Book )

5 editions published between 1948 and 1968 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays on Lozi land and royal property by Max Gluckman( Book )

24 editions published between 1943 and 1971 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economy of the central Barotse plain by Max Gluckman( Book )

22 editions published between 1914 and 1968 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rituals of rebellion in South-east Africa by Max Gluckman( Book )

18 editions published between 1952 and 2008 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African traditional law in historical perspective by Max Gluckman( Book )

10 editions published between 1974 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Order and rebellion in tribal Africa; collected essays, with an autobiographical introd
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Politics, law and ritual in tribal societyClosed systems and open minds : the limits of naïvety in social anthropology
Alternative Names
Gluckman, Herman Max 1911-1975

Gluckman, Max

Gluckman, Max H.

Gluckman, Max Herman

Gluckmann, Herman M. 1911-1975

Gluckmann, Herman Max 1911-1975

Gluckmann, Max, 1911-1975

Max Gluckman antropologo britannico

Max Gluckman antropoloog uit Zuid-Afrika (1911-1975)

Max Gluckman südafrikanischer Ethnosoziologe

Макс Глакман

גלקמן, מקס 1911-1975

מקס גלקמן

マックス・グルックマン

葛拉克曼

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