Edward Burnett Tylor
Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (2 October 1832 – 2 January 1917), was an English anthropologist, the founder of cultural anthropology.Tylor is representative of cultural evolutionism. In his works Primitive...
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Tom Harrisson
Major Tom Harnett Harrisson DSO OBE (26 September 1911 – 16 January 1976) was a British polymath. In the course of his life he was an ornithologist, explorer, journalist, broadcaster, soldier, guerril...
John Davis (academic)
John Horsley Russell Davis (born London, England, 9 September 1938) is a British anthropologist, ex-Warden of All Souls College, Oxford, and Professor of Social Anthropology in the University of Oxfor...
David Francis Pocock
David Francis Pocock (3 September 1928 – 25 November 2007) was a British anthropologist whose main field of study was the people and diaspora of the Indian state of Gujarat, and in particular the Pati...
Marilyn Strathern
Dame Ann Marilyn Strathern (née Evans; born 6 March 1941) is a British anthropologist, who has worked largely with the natives of Papua New Guinea and dealt with issues in the UK of reproductive techn...
Diana and Antoinette Powell-Cotton

Diana was born in 1908 and Antoinette in 1915. They were two of the children of Percy Powell-Cotton and his wife Hannah Powell-Cotton. Additionally Diana and Antoinette had two other siblings, M...
Alice E. Gillington
Alice Elizabeth Gillington (1863 – 22 May 1934) was a British author, poet and journalist. She published works under the names Alice E. Gillington, Betty Gillington and The Romany Rawny. Gillington pu...
Alfred Cort Haddon
Alfred Cort Haddon, Sc.D., FRS, FRGS (24 May 1855 – 20 April 1940, Cambridge) was an influential British anthropologist and ethnologist.Initially a biologist, who achieved his most notable fieldwork, ...
Nigel Davies (historian)
Dr. Claude Nigel Byam Davies (2 September 1920 – 25 September 2004), known as Nigel Davies, was a British anthropologist and historian who specialised in the study of the cultures of pre-Columbian Ame...
Adam Kuper
Adam Kuper (born 29 December 1941) is a British anthropologist most closely linked to the school of social anthropology. In his works, he often treats the notion of "culture" skeptically, focusing as ...
Tudor Parfitt
Tudor Vernon Parfitt is a British historian, writer, broadcaster, explorer, traveller and adventurer. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Modern Jewish Studies at the School of Oriental and African...
Sonia Mary Cole
Sonia Mary Cole (1918 - 1982) was a British geologist, archaeologist, anthropologist and author.
Cole worked for the British Museum, and conducted extensive fieldwork in Africa.She was a close fri...
Alison Spedding
Dr. Alison Louise Spedding (born 22 January 1962) is a British anthropologist and fantasy author.Spedding studied archaeology and anthropology and later philosophy at King's College, Cambridge, receiv...
John Shae Perring
John Shae Perring (1813 – 1869) was a British engineer, anthropologist and Egyptologist, most notable for his work excavating and documenting Egyptian pyramids. In the field of Egyptology his wo...
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James George Frazer
Sir James George Frazer OM FRS FRSE FBA (/ˈfreɪzər/; 1 January 1854 – 7 May 1941), was a Scottish social anthropologist influential in the early stages of the modern studies of mythology and comparati...
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Franz Baermann Steiner
Franz Baermann Steiner (born 12 October 1909 in the town of Karlín (the later suburb of Karolinethal), just outside Prague, Bohemia, died 27 November 1952, in Oxford) was an ethnologist, polymath, es...
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E. S. Drower
Ethel Stefana Drower née Stevens (1 December 1879 – 27 January 1972) was a British cultural anthropologist who studied the Middle East and its cultures. She was considered the primary specialist on t...
The People of India
The People of India is a title that has been used for at least three different books, all of which focussed primarily on ethnography.
John Forbes Watson and John William Kaye compiled an eight-vol...
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Robin Fox
Robin Fox (born 1934) is an Anglo-American anthropologist who has written on the topics of incest avoidance, marriage systems, human and primate kinship systems, evolutionary anthropology, sociology a...