Anthropology and the British Empire in Africa

General History

  1. Asad, T. (1973). Anthropology & the colonial encounter. [London], Ithaca Press.
  1. Barth, F. (2005). One discipline, four ways: British, German, French, and American anthropology. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
  1. Eriksen, T. H. and F. S. Nielsen (2001). A history of anthropology. London; Sterling, Va., Pluto Press.
  1. Harris, M. (2001). The rise of anthropological theory: a history of theories of culture. Walnut Creek, CA, Alta Mira Press.
  1. Kuklick, H. (2008). A new history of anthropology. Malden, MA; Oxford, Blackwell Pub.
  1. Moore, S. F. (1994). Anthropology and Africa: changing perspectives on a changing scene. Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press.
  1. Pels, P. and O. Salemink (1999). Colonial subjects: essays on the practical history of anthropology. Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Press.
  1. Riviere, P. (2007). A history of Oxford anthropology. New York, Berghahn Books.
  1. Service, E. R. (1985). A century of controversy: ethnological issues from 1860 to 1960. Orlando, Academic Press.
  1. Stocking, G. W. (1968). Race, culture, and evolution; essays in the history of anthropology. New York, Free Press.
  1. Stocking, G. W. (1991). Colonial situations: essays on the contextualization of ethnographic knowledge. Madison, Wis., University of Wisconsin Press.
  1. Tilley, H. and R. J. Gordon (2007). Ordering Africa: anthropology, European imperialism and the politics of knowledge. Manchester, ManchesterUniversity Press.

Victorian Anthropology

  1. Bowler, P. J. (1990). The invention of progress: the Victorians and the past. Oxford, UK; New York, NY, USA, B. Blackwell.
  1. Burrow, J. W. (1966). Evolution and society: a study in Victorian social theory. London, Cambridge U.P.
  1. Curtin, P. D. (1964). The image of Africa; British ideas and action, 1780-1850. Madison,, University of Wisconsin Press
  1. Herle, A. and S. Rouse (1998). Cambridge and the Torres Strait: centenary essays on the 1898 Anthropological Expedition. Cambridge, U.K.; New York, CambridgeUniversity Press.
  1. Stocking, G. W. (1987). Victorian anthropology. New YorkLondon, Free Press; Collier Macmillan.
  1. West, Shearer. (1995). The Victorians and Race. London: Scolar Press

British Social Anthropology

  1. Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (1951). Kinship and marriage among the Nuer. Oxford, Clarendon Press.
  1. Evans-Pritchard, E. E. (1963). Witchcraft, oracles and magic among the Azande. Oxford,, Clarendon Press.
  1. Fortes, M. and E. E. Evans-Pritchard (1970). African political systems. London, New York,, Published for the International African Institute by Oxford U.P.
  1. Goody, J. (1995). The expansive moment: the rise of social anthropology in Britain and Africa, 1918-1970. Cambridge; New York, CambridgeUniversity Press.
  1. Kuklick, H. (1991). The savage within: the social history of British anthropology, 1885-1945. Cambridge; New York, CambridgeUniversity Press.
  1. Kuper, A. (1996). Anthropology and anthropologists: the modern British school. New York, Routledge.
  1. Langham, I. (1981). The building of British social anthropology: W.H.R.Rivers and his Cambridge disciples in the development of kinship studies, 1898-1931. Dordrecht, Holland; Boston, U.S.A.
  1. Radcliffe-Brown, A. R. (1965). Structure and function in primitive society; essays and addresses. New York, The Free Press.
  1. Stocking, G. W. (1995). After Tylor: British social anthropology, 1888-1951. Madison, University of Wisconsin Press.
  1. Stocking, G. W. (1984). Functionalism historicized: essays on British social anthropology. Madison, Wis., University of Wisconsin Press.

Colonial Origins of the ManchesterSchool

  1. Evens, T. M. S. and D. Handelman (2006). The ManchesterSchool : practice and ethnographic praxis in anthropology. New York, Berghahn Books.
  1. Ferguson, J. (1999). Expectations of modernity: myths and meanings of urban life on the Zambian Copperbelt. Berkeley, University of California Press.
  1. Gluckman, M. (1958). Analysis of a social situation in modern Zululand. Manchester, Published on behalf of the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute by the Manchester University Press.
  1. Gluckman, M. (1963). Order and rebellion in tribal Africa; collected essays, with an autobiographical introd. London,, Cohen & West.
  1. Gluckman, M. (1973). Custom and conflict in Africa. New York, Barnes & Noble Books.
  1. Schumaker, L. (2001). Africanizing anthropology: fieldwork, networks, and the making of cultural knowledge in central Africa. Durham [N.C.], Duke University Press.
  1. Wilson, G. (1941). An essay on the economics of detribalization in Northern Rhodesia. Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, Rhodes-Livingstone Institute.
  1. Wilson, G. and M. H. Wilson (1939). The study of African society. Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, Rhodes-Livingstone Institute.
  1. Wilson, G. and M. H. Wilson (1968). The analysis of social change based on observations in Central Africa. London, Cambridge U.P.

Anthropologists and Missionaries

  1. Beidelman, T. O. (1982). Colonial evangelism: a socio-historical study of an East African mission at the grassroots. Bloomington, Indiana University Press.
  1. Comaroff, J. and J. L. Comaroff (1991). Of revelation and revolution: Christianity, colonialism and consciousness in southern Africa. Chicago, Vol. 1. University of Chicago Press.
  1. Comaroff, J. and J. L. Comaroff (1991). Of revelation and revolution: The dialectics of modernity on a south African frontier, vol. 2. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.
  1. Etherington, N. (1978). Preachers, peasants, and politics in southeast Africa, 1835-1880: African Christian communities in Natal, Pondoland, and Zululand. London, Royal Historical Society.
  1. Landau, P. S. (1995). The realm of the word: language, gender, and Christianity in a Southern African kingdom. Portsmouth, NH
  2. Pels, Peter (1999). A politics of presence: contacts between missionaries and Waluguru in late colonial Tanganyika. Amsterdam, Holland, Harwood Academic Publishers.
  1. Meyer, B. (1999). Translating the Devil: religion and modernity among the Ewe in Ghana. Trenton, NJ, Africa World Press.
  1. Peel, J. D. Y. (2000). Religious encounter and the making of the Yoruba. Bloomington, Indiana University Press.