Crime and Custom in Savage Society

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9781406798746 - Crime and Custom in Savage Society - Bronislaw Malinowski
9781406798746 - Crime and Custom in Savage Society - Bronislaw Malinowski
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Crime and Custom in Savage Society

An Anthropological Study of Savagery

Regarded as a significant anthropological work of the twentieth century. Based on Malinowski’s studies of Melanesian society on the Trobriand Islands off New Guinea, it chronicles the social and economic practices and customs of a rapidly vanishing race.

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Bronisław Kasper Malinowski (1884-1942) was a Polish-born anthropologist. Known for his ethnographic work in Oceania in the early twentieth century, his consequent publications in England and Europe earned him repute as a leading developer of social anthropology. Originally published in 1929, this book is regarded as a significant anthropological work of the twentieth century. Based on Malinowski’s studies of Melanesian society on the Trobriand Islands off New Guinea, it chronicles the social and economic practices and customs of a rapidly vanishing race. Read & Co. Science is proudly republishing this vintage work now in a brand new edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.

Book Details

Author

Bronislaw Malinowski

Imprint

Read & Co. Science

ISBN

9781406798746, 9781443737036, 9781446545256

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Pages

110

Publication Date

10 May 2006

Dimensions 5.5 × 8.5 in

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