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 was born in Garies, NamaqualandSouth Africa where his father owned a general store.

He is widely known for…. There was a problem with your submission. Ideas and Procedures in African Customary law. Eligibility In order to apply to this Fund schapea must be: An Academic F1 or F2.

Botswana Journal of African Studies Vol. Administration, June ‘, abridged version of h Botswana Notes and Records Navoringsbehoeftes op die gebied sosiale antropologie; oorspronklik opgestel deur I.

Cultures and Societies in Africa. Translated and edited with an introduction and notes by I.

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Unpublished Report to the Bechuanaland Protectorate Government. An Evaluation of the Work of Bronislaw Malinowski. It relies heavily on the two previously published bibliographies by Archibald and Shack and Cohenwhich have been extended and, in a few instances, corrected.

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While some answers to these questions could be reassuring – “Yes, he was fine” – others troubled the questioners: To compile his work for future generations and note his anthropological contributions a bibliography was published in the Botswana Journal of African African Studies.

Schapera conscientiously kept within the original mandate of the Administration and produced an authoritative, straightforward compilation. Culture and Human Sexuality: Natural History Press, original These questions were, of course, about a relatively young man, last seen some 20 years before, not the genial, senior figure still busy at his typewriter and, off-duty, entertaining graduate students and younger colleagues at Italian restaurants in Soho.

More Letters to African Teachers. Heinemann Educational Books in collaboration with the Botswana Society. A Bibliography Compiled by Suzette Heald.

Proceedings of the Royal Anthropological Instituteannual publication of the Royal Anthropological Institute from toLondon.

A Handbook of Tswana Law and Custom – Isaac Schapera – Google Books

He became one of his generation’s leading specialists in African anthropology. Africa from Early Times to It has remained in print and can still be found in most courtrooms across Botswana. Christopher Columbus, master navigator and admiral whose four transatlantic voyages —93, —96,….


Hilda Kuper,’Isaac Schapera’, pp. Settlement in BotswanaProceedings of the symposium on Settlement in Botswana: Cambridge History of the British Empire. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute [old series ended in with volume 95 and was replaced by Man new. Government and Politics in Tribal Societies.

In his later years, Schapera rarely returned to the place isaac his studies, but did return to Botswana to receive the honorary degree awarded to him by the University of Botswana.

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Isaac Schapera

Work conducted during an intercalated BSc will not be eligible for support. Studies in the Bechuanaland Protectorate’. Every-day life in Old Botswana a photographic record.

Essays presented to Professor Isaac Schapera. The study of Africa. ReprintedNew York: Schapera, datedBNA S. Bushmen and Hottentots London: Author of with A. Faber and Faber; Toronto; Ryerson Press. This is a reprint of the first edition published in