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Needham, Rodney

Overview
Works: 226 works in 700 publications in 5 languages and 15,416 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference papers and proceedings  Classification  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Director
Classifications: GN480, 306
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rodney Needham
The elementary structures of kinship = (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté) by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

20 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in English and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comparative sociological study of the basic kinship structures
Totemism by Claude Lévi-Strauss( Book )

11 editions published between 1963 and 1973 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the beliefs encompassed by totemism
Remarks and inventions; skeptical essays about kinship by Rodney Needham( )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction and two chapters annotated separately
Primitive classification by Émile Durkheim( Book )

29 editions published between 1963 and 2010 in English and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Emile Durkheim and Marcel Mauss maintain that society is the source of the very categories of human thought. First published in the Année Sociologique in 1903, this classic essay has been translated by Rodney Needham, who also provides a critical introduction."--Back cover
Circumstantial deliveries by Rodney Needham( )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in English and Japanese and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belief, language, and experience by Rodney Needham( Book )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1976 in English and Italian and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rethinking kinship and marriage by Rodney Needham( Book )

37 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in English and French and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains an introduction by Needham and an article by D. McKnight on Aborigines annotated separately
Rethinking marriage and kinship by Rodney Needham( )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation
Right & left; essays on dual symbolic classification by Rodney Needham( Book )

29 editions published between 1973 and 1992 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays by Hertz, Granet and Kruyt translated by R. Needham; one by Chelhod translated by J.J. Fox. Includes bibliographies
Structure and sentiment; a test case in social anthropology by Rodney Needham( Book )

42 editions published between 1960 and 1983 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kings and councillors : an essay in the comparative anatomy of human society by A. M Hocart( Book )

16 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The development of marriage and kinship by C. Staniland Wake( Book )

21 editions published between 1961 and 1974 in English and Italian and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exemplars by Rodney Needham( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 501 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primordial characters by Rodney Needham( Book )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Covers myth, witchcraft, iconography, fiction, dreams, and seeks to find common ground in anthropology, psychology, and history. It calls upon the findings of world ethnography as well as on ideas and experiences familiar to any reflective individual. Rodney Needham demonstrates a method of cultural analysis made possible by the discrimination of primary human characteristics, and he investigates (through a study of the image of the witch) the imaginative tendency to synthesize primary factors into archetypes"--Publisher description
Reconnaissances by Rodney Needham( Book )

12 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reconnaissances of this book are ventures in the deep analysis of the unconscious as testified to by world ethnography. The topics examined are the image of the half-man, the operation of analogical classification, and ideas about sovereign powers to which men conceive themselves as subject
Imagination and proof : selected essays of A.M. Hocart by A. M Hocart( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Symbolic classification by Rodney Needham( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1993 in English and Japanese and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Against the tranquility of axioms by Rodney Needham( Book )

8 editions published between 1938 and 1983 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Counterpoints by Rodney Needham( Book )

8 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mamboru : history and structure in a domain of northwestern Sumba by Rodney Needham( Book )

12 editions published in 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The elementary structures of kinship = (Les structures élémentaires de la parenté)
Covers
TotemismRemarks and inventions; skeptical essays about kinshipPrimitive classificationCircumstantial deliveriesStructure and sentiment; a test case in social anthropologyExemplars
Alternative Names
Green, Rodney Phillip Needham.

Green, Rodney Phillip Needham, 1923-2006

Needham Green, Rodney Phillip.

Needham Green, Rodney Phillip 1923-2006

Needham, R.

Needham, Rodney, 1923-

Rodney Needham antropólogo británico

Rodney Needham antropólogu británicu (1923–2006)

Rodney Needham Brits antropoloog (1923-2006)

ニーダム, R.

ニーダム, ロドニー

ロドニー・ニーダム

Languages
English (341)

French (10)

Italian (10)

Japanese (3)

German (1)