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Marshall, Lorna

Overview
Works: 27 works in 86 publications in 2 languages and 2,402 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Ethnographic films  Nonfiction films  Folklore  Music  Drama  War films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Honoree, Writer of accompanying material, Other, Director
Classifications: DT709, 301.29688
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lorna Marshall
The !Kung of Nyae Nyae by Lorna Marshall( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bitter melons( Visual )

14 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in English and held by 332 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 G/wi, performs songs about animals, the land, and daily life. Describes the G/wi, 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 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic documentary filmed in 1952 and 1953, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. "The hunters" focuses on four Ju/'hoansi men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek hunting a giraffe is shared when they return home, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures
First film( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 183 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 held by 177 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 )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and German and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

San FX10( )

in English and held by 72 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 )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 43 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 1: A Far Country( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 43 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
A Kalahari Family Part 2: End of the Road( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Undetermined and held by 43 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
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 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 11 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 4 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

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

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The medicine dance of the Kung Bushmen by Lorna Marshall( )

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

!Kung bushment bands by Lorna Marshall( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First film by John Marshall( Visual )

1 edition published in 1951 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

First Film was edited and narrated by Lorna Marshall and is comprised of footage shot in 1951 on the second Marshall family expedition to the Kalahari Desert. It is intimate in style, very carefully filmed, with a wealth of practical information about the material culture and structure of Ju/'hoan (!Kung Bushmen) hunter-gatherer society. The film allows viewers to see some of John Marshall's earliest film footage and provides an interesting comparison with the more sophisticated shooting found in his later work
!Kung Bushman bands by Lorna Marshall( )

1 edition published in 1960 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 Amerikaans antropologe (1898-2002)

Lorna Marshall produttore cinematografico statunitense

Lorna Marshall US-amerikanische Anthropologin

Marshall, Lorna 1898-2002

Marshall, Lorna J.

Marshall, Lorna J. 1898-2002

Languages
English (75)

German (3)

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