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’s integrity and independence appears clearly in his scholarship, providing a sure foundation for the affection and respect he enjoys in contemporary Botswana – a street is named after him in Gaborone and he received a DLitt from xchapera University of Botswana.

Isaac Schapera – Wikipedia

Reprinted articles have also been traced and are cross-referenced to the original. As an anthropologist he focused on the lives and customs of the lsaac peoples of South Africa and was considered to be a specialist in the topic. Schapera with comments and additions by the District Commissioner, Mochudi, dated schzpera This bibliography has been compiled shcapera honour Isaac Schapera, born 23rd Junein his 95th year and to introduce new generations of scholars to the full range of his work by providing an updated and accessible listing.


Reprintedre-issued c. Legislation and Precedent’, Journal of African Law 1 3: South African papers” Schapera; —, Memorandum to the Standing Committee in connection with the proposed Bushman Enquiry.

Cultures and Societies in Africa. Royal Anthropological Occasional paper No.

Studies in kinship and Marriage Dedicated to Brenda Z. The study of Africa.

Archaeological Biological Cultural Linguistic Social. Translated and edited with an introduction and notes.

Edited, with an introduction and notes by I. Report and Recommendations submitted to the B. Maps George Peter Murdock Snippet view – Please try again later.

Books by Isaac Schapera (Author of Married Life In An African Tribe)

David Livingstone’s South African Papers, Married Life in an African Tribe. Bushmen and Hottentots London: Applications received more than 12 months from the end of the F2 post will not be considered; Funding must support research conducted during Foundation years. Van Riebeeck society, publication no University of Chicago Press.


Seligman on her 80th birthday. Tswana Chiefs and Social Change, Proceedings of the Royal Anthropological Instituteannual publication of the Royal Anthropological Institute from toLondon. Publication of the Botswana Society, Gaborone, Botswana.

He is widely known for…. It relies heavily on the two previously published bibliographies by Archibald and Shack and Cohenwhich have been extended and, in a few instances, corrected. He was a true Malinowskian in that he took the participant “plunge into native life”, while remaining a careful, distanced man of science.

Schapera received an M. First edition re-issued, see also Archived from the original on 7 December Sheridan Press;Evanston: Essays in Honour of Eileen Krige. Botswana Journal of African Studies Vol.

Books by Isaac Schapera

More Letters to African Teachers. They numbered about four million….

The Study of Tswana Land Tenure.