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Lucy Mair


Who is Lucy Mair?

Lucy Mair: Lucy Philip Mair was a British anthropologist. She wrote on the subject of social organization, and contributed to the involvement of anthropological research in governance and politics.

  • also known as Lucy Philip Mair
  • born on (114 years ago)
  • nationality: United Kingdom
  • education:
  • profession: Anthropologist
  • died on (29 years ago)
  • written works: "African kingdoms", "The protection of minorities", "Welfare in the British colonies", "Native marriage in Buganda", "Marriage", "African marriage and social change", "An introduction to social anthropology", "Anthropology and development", "An African people in the twentieth century", "Native administration in central Nyasaland", "Australia in New Guinea", "Primitive government", "Studies in applied anthropology", "The new Africa", "Free consent in African marriage", "The Nyasaland elections of 1961", "Native policies in Africa", "Safeguards for democracy"

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Google previewAn African Worldview (2012)

The Muslim Amacinga Yawo of Southern MalaƔi by Ian D. Dicks

Lucy Mair refers to the lead initiator as ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Women in Sub-Saharan Africa (2005)

by Kathleen E. Sheldon

In the 1930s and 1940s much of the available research about African women was done by western women scholars including Hilda Kuper, Lucy Mair, Audrey Richards, Monica Wilson, and others. By the end of the 20th century the numbers of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

by H. James Birx

EvansPritchard, Meyer Fortes, Lucy Mair, Ian Hogbin, and Hortense Powdermaker, ensure that nearly every anthropologist today is a Malinowskian functionalist, ...

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