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Marshall, Lorna

Overview
Works: 31 works in 87 publications in 2 languages and 1,720 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Ethnographic films  Nonfiction films  Folklore  Music 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Producer, Honoree, Other, Writer of accompanying material, Director
Classifications: DT709, 301.29688
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lorna Marshall
Bitter melons( Visual )

13 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrays the difficulty of survival in the central Kalahari Desert in southern Africa. A native musician, a member of a Bushman group called the /Gwi, performs songs about animals, the land, and the social life. Describes the life of the /Gwi, including traditional music, dances, children's games, and hunting, planting, and food preparation
Nyae Nyae!Kung beliefs and rites by Lorna Marshall( Book )

7 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures
First film( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the 1951 Marshall family expedition to what is now Namibia. Includes a wealth of information about Ju/'hoansi society, including details of material culture and social structure
Kung bushmen hunting equipment by John Marshall( Visual )

9 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film shows in detail all the pieces of the!Kung hunting kit and how each piece is made and used, from the collection of the raw materials to the final fabrication, including the preparation of poison arrows
The Past and future of!Kung ethnography : critical reflections and symbolic perspectives : essays in honour of Lorna Marshall by Megan Biesele( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and German and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San FX10( )

in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection about the San consists of 80 English language documents, three of which are translations from the German (Kaufman, Lebzelter, and Werner). The time span ranges from prehistory, to the early San-European contact period (ca. 1650s-1850s), to the late twentieth century. Most of the documents deal with various !Kung San groups in Namibia, and Botswana (e.g., in the Dobe, Nyae Nyae, G/wi, and Heikum areas). There is also some data on the San of southern Angola and the Republic of South Africa. Major topics of note include kinship, infant behavior and child development, San-European contacts and cultural change, trade, and San knowledge about nature and man
A Kalahari Family Part 3: Real Water( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ju/'hoan farming communities multiply during the 1980s only to face a new threat. The Department of Nature Conservation wants to create a game reserve on Ju/'hoan territory. People will be forbidden to raise livestock or crops. Instead, Ju/'hoansi will be encouraged to act like "Bushmen" and hunt for the amusement of tourists. Urgent grass roots organizing ensues as the people seek to control their traditional lands
A Kalahari Family Part 2: End of the Road( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Marshall is reunited with Toma's family in 1978. Like a majority of Ju/'hoansi, they have settled at Tjum!kui, an administrative post run by the South African government. They came looking for water, jobs and an easier life, but found poverty, malnutrition and violence. Desperate for a more stable existence, the family heads back to their traditional water hole, /Aotcha, with shovels, cattle, and plans to start farming
A Kalahari Family Part 1: A Far Country( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1951, the Marshall family set out to document the life of the Bushmen of the Kalahari. After a week of hard travel in desert-adapted vehicles, they met Toma Tsamkxao and his Ju/'hoan band in Nyae Nyae. In their own words, Toma's extended family describes how they survive by gathering bush foods and hunting game. Thus begins a relationship between the Ju/'hoansi and the Marshalls that will last over half a century
Fishing at the Stone Weir Part 2( Visual )

and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are many men fishing now and even the children on shore imitate the motions of the men. Rain sweeps over the tundra but the work goes on, the men splashing through the weir, furs hitched high, seemingly little affected by the cold water
The!Kung of Nyae Nyae by Lorna Marshall( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharing, talking and giving relief of social tensions among!Kung bushmen by Lorna Marshall( Book )

in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N/um Tchai : the ceremonial dance of the!Kung Bushmen : a study guide by Lorna Marshall( Book )

3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

!Kung bushman bands by Lorna Marshall( Book )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharing, talking and giving : relief of social tensions among!Kung Bushmen by Lorna Marshall( )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The medicine dance of the!Kung bushmen by Lorna Marshall( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Meat Fight !Kung San Series by John Marshall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

In the absence of hierarchies and institutionalized authority, leadership among the !Kung derives from talent and experience. It is exercised spontaneously and informally in the mediation of conflicts. In this film, an argument arises between two bands when an antelope killed by a hunter from one band is found and distributed by a man from another band. The film illustrates the role of the leaders in !Kung society and the ability of the !Kung to settle disputes without violence and without formal political organization
!Kung Bushman bands by Lorna Marshall( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The medicine dance of the !Kung bushmen by Lorna Marshall( )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Nyae Nyae!Kung beliefs and rites
Alternative Names
Lorna Marshall American anthropologist

Lorna Marshall produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lorna Marshall US-amerikanische Anthropologin

Marshall, Lorna 1898-2002

Marshall, Lorna J.

Marshall, Lorna J. 1898-2002

Languages
English (66)

German (3)

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