'The dispossessed': PhD thesis
Scope and Contents
'A study of changes in African marriage and family systems under the impact of urbanization (with special reference to Eastern Native Township - and to conditions in and around the city of Johannesburg)', a Ph.D. thesis based on a study made in 1950-1953, and including photographs and maps.
- Longmore, Laura, fl1948 - 1998 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Laura Longmore, a British South African, graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1948. She was a lecturer in African life and administration and in anthropology at the University of Witwatersrand, and contributed to academic, medical and scientific journals. She undertook expeditions to study flora and fauna, bird life, archaeology and marine environments, and attended conferences on a range of subjects. Longmore was a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the Royal African Society, and a Fellow of the American Anthropological Association, the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Commonwealth Society.
1 volume(s) (1 volume) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
MSS 55 V
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 119.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Laura Longmore, 1963.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
Longmore, Laura, fl 1948-1998
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