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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Schapera worked with both British and native political structures in his studies of land tenure and migration and was able to analyze the effects of government colonial policy in several areas. Schapera’s life was his work, and he never married. He became one of his generation’s leading specialists in African anthropology.

Rainmaking Rites of Tswana Schwpera, p.

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User Review – Flag as inappropriate i have schwpera a lot from this book. Bushmen and Hottentots London: Like many anthropologists of his generation, he worked closely with a colonial administration.

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London and New York: He devoted much of his time to studying the Tswanaand his research covered most aspects of their life. The Historical Development of a Human Landscape.

Internet URLs are the best. Retrieved 27 August Report iaaac to the Bechuanaland Protectorate, N. Please read these regulations carefully before completing the application form. Goodwin ‘Work and Wealth’ pp.

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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. The Political Annals of a Tswana Tribe: First editions of books written or edited by Schapera are given full citation and further editions indicated in the entry though, given the fact that Schapera’s major books have been reprinted and re-issued in many different countries and publishers, this listing should be taken as indicative rather than as definitive.

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Schapera also received many honours and titles, such as being the president of the Royal Anthropology Institute. Unpublished Report to the Bechuanaland Protectorate Government. Schapera taught at the University of Cape Town until and at the University of London between and Thank You Mr Schapera.

Schapera conscientiously kept within the original mandate of the Administration and produced an authoritative, straightforward compilation. Increasingly frail, he retained his sharp mind, warm heart and acerbic tongue.

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Books by Isaac Schapera

Isaac Schapera Education The Guardian”. Essays presented to C. The study of Africa. Tribal and Peasant Economies.

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