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Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
... anthropologist, Max Marwick, a Colonial Social Science Research (cssrc) fellow attached to the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute (rli). Marwick soon left the Ngoni to do fieldwork on the Chewa ˆ people. J. A. Barnes, an rli research officer, then arrived in the Ngoni area and hired Lukhero as interpreter and...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...2 Contexts and Chronologies This chapter treats the appropriate contexts and periodization of rli history as a question, rather than as an obvious aspect of its story. First, three larger political, cultural, and economic contexts are considered—the British...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
... knowledge rather than as a mere source of data. In this concluding section I draw out some of the larger im- plications of these ideas for understanding the rli and its place in the history of science in Africa. I begin with the enormous changes that occur when the members of a network established in...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...4 The Laboratory in the Field The second field generation at the rli set the standard for later rli teams with its cohesiveness and coordination of research. This team established the distinctive work culture of the rli during the years from 1946 to 1949 when...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...5 ‘‘A Lady and an American’’ Elizabeth Colson directed the rli from 1947, when Gluckman left, until early 1951, when illness forced her to resign. The third genera- tion at the rli during this time included Ian Cunnison (who arrived in 1947 and overlapped...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...6 Atop the Central African Volcano During J. Clyde Mitchell’s directorship from 1952 to 1955, the rli initiated a full-scale program of urban research. Although rural stud- ies continued, the urban research inspired an extraordinarily pro- ductive period of work at...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...7 Africanizing Anthropology This chapter discusses the work of the rli’s African research assis- tants and the effects their diverse backgrounds and goals had on the Institute’s rural and urban research practices. The previous chapter dealt with the...
Book Chapter

By Lyn Schumaker
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
... prior to the es- tablishment of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute. See her early article ‘‘Traditon and Prestige among the Ngoni Africa 9 (1936): 453–84. J. A. Barnes, who worked in the area later for the rli, recalls people speaking approvingly of her visit because she attended funerals...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...3 Archetypal Experiences The first field generation at the rli spanned the first directorship and most of the second, covering the years 1938 to 1945. Included in this generation were Godfrey Wilson, the first director from 1938 to 1941; Monica (Hunter...
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By Lyn Schumaker
... of the rli’s urban research with- out the support of the Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines (zccm) and the excellent staff at the zccm Archives in Ndola, Zambia. Max Mukwakwa, at the zccm Head Office in Lusaka, and Joseph Phiri, Group Archivist in Ndola, deserve the highest recognition for their...
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By Lyn Schumaker
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
..., Matthews, J., 190 236, 241, 243, 252–53, 257, rli Matthews, Z. K., 56 284n. 1; as director of , 146, Maybin, John (governor), 62 150–54, 173–79, 181–83, 186, Mazabuka District, 40, 87, 118, 190, 208–9, 211–12...
Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387107-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8710-7
... later Monica Wilson, widow of Godfrey Wilson, the first head of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute (rli), was mentioned as a possible person to lead such research. Already the importance of the rli as a model for a training ground for future genera- tions of anthropologists had been recognized. The...
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By Lyn Schumaker
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
...BIBLIOGRAPHY Archives and Collections Barnes Papers, Cambridge, Box 1 (or 201), ‘‘RLI Central Office, 1944– 1948’’ Barnes Papers, Cambridge, Box 2, ‘‘RLI Central Office, 1949–1951’’ Barnes Papers, Cambridge, Box 5, ‘‘Official Letters’’ Ian Cunnison’s private papers National Archives of...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398691-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9869-1
... ,.IJJ'. ~.J"" ~J 1." I .) T .. OJJ; J;~ -e Jl»~ $i' .jJr. J I rl..li~ , fllt I rlI..o)J( JJfU·J'. Figure 4.1. Early edition of : J,f. ~J~ I JT J.tjl' the Crimean Tatar Anthem "I...
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By Lionel M. Jensen
Published: 01 January 1998
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9958-2
...• sition to kogaku and stressing the phonetic majesty of Japanese language and its organic links to the soil kokutsui, ~~ "Native essence": a kokugaku term for the mysterious essence of the Japanese Kong Qiu, Rli "Mound" Kong: name given to Kongzi at birth; "mound" refers to a raised...
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By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
Published: 30 March 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371823-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7182-3
...) observes that fieldworkers as- sociated with the Rhodes-­Livingstone Institute (rli) in its heyday came to view themselves not as mere research assistants but as researchers. The same was true in Malawi, especially among supervisors who worked for many years with cts (indeed, proj­e lsam...
Book Chapter

By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
Book Chapter

By Frank B. Wilderson III
Published: 01 January 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374985-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7498-5
... hc exact place, that would set off the Kc~olu- tion. Our repartees were so righteous and the retbfiv- was so good that \~c>'dforget how cold it was and where it was we were supposed to be. Joccllookvd into rli? half-jarn cycs. "You sorrie supcrkieroes, al- right; couple of stoned out...
Published: 01 January 1970
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382850-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8285-0