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  1. Argonauts of the Western Pacific

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    Series: Routledge Classics

    Bronislaw Malinowski’s pathbreaking Argonauts of the Western Pacific is at once a detailed account of exchange in the Melanesian islands and a manifesto of a modernist anthropology. Malinowski argued that the goal of which the ethnographer should never lose sight is ‘to grasp the native’s point of...

    Published April 4th 2014 by Routledge

  2. A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essays

    [1944]

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    Published, posthumously, this volume is both a summing up and a reformulation of Malinowski's functional theory of culture....

    Published March 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. A Diary in the Strictest Sense of the Term

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    The volume presents the diary of one of the great anthropologists at a crucial time in his career. Malinowski's major works grew out of his findings on field trips to New Guinea and North Melanesia from 1914-1918. His journals cover a considerable part of that period of pioneer research. The...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Crime and Custom in Savage Society

    [1926/1940]

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    This volume discusses aspects of small scale societies, including the study of the mental processes, as well as indigenous economics and law....

    Published November 29th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Sex and Repression in Savage Society

    [1927]

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    This volume explores and challenges the applicatio psychoanalytic theory to the study of traditional societies....

    Published November 29th 2001 by Routledge

  6. Coral Gardens and Their Magic

    The Description of Gardening [1935]

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    The first part of a two volume classic devoted to the agriculture and agricultural rites of the Trobriand Islanders. This work looks at the signigicance of agriculture in the Trobriand Islands....

    Published November 29th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Sex and Repression in Savage Society

    2nd Edition

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    Series: Routledge Classics

    During the First World War the pioneer anthropologist Bronislaw Malinowski found himself stranded on the Trobriand Islands, off the eastern coast of New Guinea. By living among the people he studied there, speaking their language and participating in their activities, he invented what became known...

    Published May 17th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Argonauts of the Western Pacific

    An Account of Native Enterprise and Adventure in the Archipelagoes of Melanesian New Guinea

    By Bronislaw Malinowski

    First published in 1922, this classic text examines the extensive and complex trading system maintained by the Trobriand Islanders. While the main theme is economics and social organization, the power of magic, mythology and folklore are also examined....

    Published October 12th 1978 by Routledge

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