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Professor Brian Morris BEd PhD

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PositionEmeritus Professor
Department Anthropology
Email b.morris (@gold.ac.uk)
Phone+44 (0)20 7919 7800
Professor Brian Morris BEd PhD

I carried out field work among the hunter-gatherer people in South India, about whom I subsequently published a book. I have published books on the anthropology of religion, conceptions of the self and on herbalism in Malawi. In addition I have also written numerous articles on ethnobotany, ethnozoology, classification, conceptions of the individual, religion, ritual and symbolism, hunter-gatherer societies, herbalism and fungi. I have also carried out fieldwork on a number of occasions in Malawi, most recently researching human-insect interactions.

Publications

Book

Religion and Anthropology: A Critical Introduction
Morris, Brian and Morris, Brian. 2006. Religion and Anthropology: A Critical Introduction. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0521852412

The History and Conservation of Mammals in Malawi
Morris, Brian. 2006. The History and Conservation of Mammals in Malawi. Kachere Series. ISBN 999087669X

Insects and Human Life
Morris, Brian and Morris, Brian. 2004. Insects and Human Life. Berg. ISBN 1845200756

Kropotkin: The Politics of Community
Morris, Brian and Morris, Brian. 2004. Kropotkin: The Politics of Community. Humanity. ISBN 1591021588

The Power of Animals: An Ethnography
Morris, Brian. 2000. The Power of Animals: An Ethnography. Oxford: Berg 3PL. ISBN 978-1859732250

Animals and Ancestors: An Ethnography
Morris, Brian. 2000. Animals and Ancestors: An Ethnography. London: Bloomsbury 3PL. ISBN 978-1859734865

Chewa Medical Botany (Monographs from the International African Institute)
Morris, Brian. 1997. Chewa Medical Botany (Monographs from the International African Institute). Hamburg: Lit Verlag . ISBN 978-3825826376

Book Section

'Wildlife Depredations in Malawi'
Morris, Brian. 2000. 'Wildlife Depredations in Malawi'. In: John Knight, ed. Natural Enemies: People-Wildlife Conflicts in Anthropological Perspective. London: Routledge, pp. 36-49. ISBN 978-0415224413

Article

'Matriliny and Mother Goddess Religion'
Morris, Brian. 1998. 'Matriliny and Mother Goddess Religion'. Journal of Contemporary Religion, 13(1), pp. 91-102. ISSN 1353-7903

'Woodland and Village: Reflections on the "animal estate" in Rural Malawi'
Morris, Brian. 1995. 'Woodland and Village: Reflections on the "animal estate" in Rural Malawi'. Journal of Royal Anthropological Institute , 1(2), pp. 310-315. ISSN 13590987