JASO Occasional Papers 1982-1993

Journal of the Anthropological Society of Oxford: Occasional Papers 1-9

Readers should note that most of these are Edited Collections, books containing  several chapters/ papers by different authors

[JASO Occasional Paper No. 1 was first published as Issue 1 of Volume 13 (1982), see here.

Rui Feijó, Herminio Martins and João de Pina-Cabral (Eds.)  Death in Portugal: Studies in Portuguese Anthropology and Modern History

Acknowledgements  iv

Herminio Martins  Introduction  v-xxii

Patricia Goldey  The good death: personal salvation and community identity  1-16

João de Pina-Cabral and Rui Feijó  Conflicting attitudes to death in modern Porgual: The question of cemetaries  17-43

Brian Juan O’Neill  Dying and inheriting in rural Trás-os-Montes  44-74

M.F. Brandão  Death and the survival of the rural household in a Northwestern principality  75-87

Margarida Durães  Testamentary practices in Venade (Minho), 1755-1815  88-96

Augusto Santos Silva  Oliveira Martins: Death in history  97-104

T.F. Earle  Death and the imagination in Alexandre Herculano’s Eurico  105-19 


B.A.L. Cranstone and Steven Siedenberg (Eds.)  The General’s Gift: A Celebration of the Pitt Rivers Museum Centenary, 1884-1984

Foreword  vi-vii

B.A.L. Cranstone  The Pitt Rivers Museum in 1983  1-5

W.R. Chapman  Pitt Rivers and his collection, 1874-1883: The chronicle of a gift horse  6-25

Elizabeth Edwards  Collecting with a camera: Pitt Rivers Museum photographic collections  26-35

Hélène La Rue  ‘The Natural History’ of a musical instrument collection  36-40

Deborah B. Waite  The H.B.T. Somerville collection of artefacts from the Solomon Islands  41-52

Michael J. Hitchcock  Thesis research and collecting: A fieldworker’s view  53-60

Barrie Reynolds  The relevance of material culture to anthropology  61-68

R.H. Barnes, Daniel de Coppet and R.J. Parkin (Eds.)  Contexts and Levels: Anthropological Essays on Hierarchy

Acknowledgements  vii

R.H. Barnes and Daniel de Coppet , Introduction  1-7

R.H. Barnes , Hierarchy without caste  8-20

N.J. Allen , Hierarchical opposition and some other types of relation  21-32

Mark Hobart,  Texte est un con  33-53

Serge Tcherkézoff,  Black and white dual classification: Hierarchy and ritual logic in Nyamwezi ideology  54-67

Dominique Casajus,  Why do the Tuareg veil their faces?  68-77

Daniel de Coppet,  Land owns people  78-90

André Iteanu,  Levels and convertibility  91-102

Gregory Forth,  Right and left as a hierarchical opposition: Reflections on Eastern Sumbanese hairstyles  103-116

Cécile Barraud,  The sailing-boat: Circulation and values in the Kei Islands, Indonesia  117-130

Simonne Pauwells , Some important implications of marriage alliance: Tanimbar, Indonesia  131-138

L.E.A. Howe,  Caste in India and Bali: Levels of comparison  139-152

Andrew Duff-Cooper,  Hierarchy, purity and equality among a community of Balinese on Lombok  153-166

Signe Howell , Equality and hierarchy in Chewong classification  167-180

Christian McDonaugh,  The Tharu house: Oppositions and hierarchy  181-192

G.E. Clarke,  Hierarchy, status and social history in Nepal  193-210

Name and Subject Index  213-19

Joy Hendry and Jonathan Webber  Interpreting Japanese Society: Anthropological Approaches

Preface and Acknowledgements  vii-x

Joy Hendry  Introduction: The contribution of social anthropology to Japanese studies  3-13

J.G. van Bremen  The post-1945 anthropology of Japan  14-30

Laurence Caillet  Time in the Japanese ritual year  31-48

Jane M. Bachnik  Time, space and person in Japanese relationships  48-75

Patrick Beillevaire  Spatial characterization of human temporality in the Ryūkyūs  76-87

Thomas Crump  The Pythagorean view of time and space in Japan  88-99

Augustin Berque  The sense of nature and its relation to space in Japan  100-110

James Valentine  Dance space, time and organisation: Aspects of Japanese cultural performance  111-130

Teigo Yoshida  Gods, ancestors and mediators: A cosmology from the Southwestern archipelago of Japan  131-146

Kazuto Matsunaga  The importance of the left hand in two types of ritual activity in a Japanese village  147-156

Mary J. Picone  Buddhist popular manuals and the contemporary commercialization of religion in Japan  157-165

David C. Lewis  ‘Years of calamity’: Yakudoshi  166-184

Ok-Pyo Moon Kim  Is the Ie disappearing in rural Japan? The impact of tourism on a traditional Japanese village  185-197

Sepp Linhart  Sakariba  198-210

E. Ben-Ari  A sports day in suburban Japan: Leisure, artificial communities and the creation of local sentiments  211-225

Brian Moeran  One over the seven: Sake  226-242

Note on Contributors, Name Index, Subject Index

Wendy James and Douglas H. Johnson Vernacular Christianity: Essays in the Social Anthropology of Religion Presented to Godfrey Lienhardt

Preface and Acknowledgements  vi-x

Wendy James and Douglas H. Johnson  Introductory Essay: On ‘native’ Christianity  1-14

Roger Just  Anti-clericism and national identity: Attitudes towards the Orthodox church in Greece  15-30

Ahmed Al-Shahi  Northern Sudanese perceptions of the Nubian Christian legacy  31-39

John Ryle  Miracles of the people: Attitudes to Catholicism in an Afro-Brazilian religious centre in Salvador da Bahia  40-50

Carmelo Lison-Tolosana  The Beatae  51-59

Jaynie Anderson  The head-hunter and head-huntress in Italian religious portraiture  60-72

Talal Asad  Towards a genealogy of the concept of ritual  73-87

Brian Street  Christian representations of the death of Captain Cook  88-104

Eva Gilles  The coming of Christianity to a Nigerian middle belt community  105-111

Paul Heelas and Anna Marie Haglund-Heelas  The inadequacy of ‘deprivation’ as a theory of conversion  112-119

M.F.C. Bourdillon  Gleaning: Shona selections from biblical myth  120-130

Wendy James  Uduk faith in a five-note scale: Mission music and the spread of the gospel  131-145

George P. Hagan  Divinity and experience: The trance and Christianity in Southern Ghana  146-156

Francis M. Deng  Dinka response to Christianity: The pursuit of well-being in a developing society  157-169

Douglas H. Johnson  Divinity abroad: Dinka missionaries in foreign lands  170-182

Select Bibliography, Note of Contributors, Index

Hugh D.R. Baker and Stephan Feuchtwang  An Old State in New Settings: Studies in the Social Anthropology of China in Memory of Maurice Freedman

Preface & Acknowledgements  v-viii

Sir Raymond Firth  Professor Maurice Freedman: in memoriam  1-10

Hugh D.R. Baker  Marriage and mediation: relations between lineages  11-24

Diana Martin  Chinese ghost marriage  25-43

Christine Inglis  Women and trade: A Chinese example from Papua New Guinea  44-69

Michael Palmer  Lineage and urban development in a New Territories market town  70-106

James W. Hayes  Government and village: Reactions to modern development by long-settled communities in the New Territories of Hong Kong  107-138

Stephan Feuchtwang  A Chinese religion exists  139-161

James L. Watson  Waking the dragon: Visions of the Chinese imperial state in local myth  162-177

Göran Aijmer  Chong-yang and the ceremonial calendar in central China  178-196

Soo Ming-wo  Some syncretic aspects of Swatow Baptist religious observance  197-222

Mark Elvin  Mandarins and millenarians: Reflections on the boxer uprising of 1899-1900  223-250

G. William Skinner  Maurice Freedman, 1920-1975: Obituary  251-262

G. William Skinner  Maurice Freedman: Bibliography  263-278

Note on Contributors & Index  280-86

Douglas H. Johnson  Governing the Nuer: Documents by Percy Coriat on Nuer History and Ethnography

Part 1: Preface and Editor's Introduction  v-vi

Part 2: Sections 1 to 2.2  1-95

Part 2: Sections 3 to 4.1  96-183

Part 3: Sections 4.2 to 5 and Index  184-208