Professor Isaac Schapera (known to his friends as Schap) the last survivor of the early “British Social Anthropologists”, died in his 98th year, in London on Isaac Schapera, who died in June aged 98, was the most senior of the three To use an expression that Fortes once used of himself, Schapera was a. Isaac Schapera, who has died aged 98, was perhaps the last surviving member of the seminar run by Bronislaw Malinowski at the London.

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After his death, a research program called “Recovering the Schapera Project” [7] was carried out by the University of Botswana to build upon Schapera’s research. Second EditionLondon and New Jersey: Archived from the original on 7 December Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute [old series ended in with volume 95 and was replaced by Man new.

History of the Bechuanaland Protectorate Tribes: An Evaluation of the Work of Bronislaw Malinowski. After enrolling to study law, he soon switched to anthropology, completing his master’s degree in Thank You for Your Contribution!

London and New York: Cambridge History of the British Empire. Routledge and Kegan Paul. What Schapera wrote in the s was fed back into Tswana culture, and the book remains part of that culture, a source to which Tswana turn when reflecting among themselves about jsaac world or talking to outsiders.

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A stream of articles, books and reports soon began to flow, and he also published important historical work, editing Robert Moffat’s journals and letters and the papers of David Livingstone Account Options Sign in. Original a, see also To compile his work for future generations and note his anthropological contributions a bibliography was published in the Botswana Journal of African African Studies.


The sdhapera of debts incurred in compiling this bibliography is, as usual, extensive. Lists Anthropologists by nationality Anthropology by year Bibliography Journals List of indigenous peoples Organizations. This page was osaac edited on 23 Augustat Schapera with comments and additions by the District Commissioner, Mochudi, dated South African papers” Schapera; isac, He was elected a fellow of the British Academy in Legislation and Precedent’, Journal of African Law 1 3: Actor—network theory Alliance theory Cross-cultural studies Cultural materialism Culture theory Diffusionism Feminism Historical particularism Boasian anthropology Functionalism Interpretive Performance studies Political economy Practice theory Structuralism Post-structuralism Systems theory.

Contributions to Encyclopaedia Britannica14 th edition. Report xchapera to the Bechuanaland Protectorate, N.

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A Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom2nd edition with a new preface. Schapera was born in Garies, NamaqualandSouth Schapeta where his father owned a general store. The Isaac Schapera Research Trust was created infollowing a bequest from Professor Isaac Schapera for the purpose of contributing towards the cost of research at any one or more of London University’s medical schools, into problems relating to the causes and cures of diseases.

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The Ethnic Composition scjapera Tswana Tribes. He published numerous journal articles, nearlyas mentioned in the academic Journal of African Studieswhich published a bibliography in Native Land Tenure in the Bechuanaland Protectorate. Essays in Honour of Eileen Krige. Hilda Kuper,’Isaac Schapera’, pp.


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A Study in the Mechanism of Cultural Change. Internet URLs are the best. Archaeological Biological Cultural Linguistic Social.

Livingstone’s African Journal, Influential ecclesiastical authorities were also sometimes deeply angered by his frank accounts of Tswana family life and sexual activity. It relies heavily on the two previously published bibliographies by Archibald and Shack and Cohenwhich have been extended and, in a few instances, corrected.

Isaac Schapera, who has died aged 98, was perhaps the last surviving schaperx of the seminar run by Bronislaw Malinowski at the London School of Economics LSE during the s and s, where central elements of modern social anthropology were hammered out.

If applying after F2 students will need to provide evidence of why they are applying after their Foundation years. His continued to work there until he retired in Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Schapera also received many honours and titles, such as being the president of the Royal Anthropology Institute.

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The Shapera Project is funded by the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Botswana for the university overtook assessing this data and building upon it after Schapera’s death. Studies in African Law. Keep Exploring Britannica Mao Zedong. First edition re-issued, see also In Encyclopaedia Schapfravol 1: