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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

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

Publications

Book

Anthropology of the Self: The Individual in Cultural Perspective (Anthropology, Culture and Society)
Morris, Brian. 2015. Anthropology of the Self: The Individual in Cultural Perspective (Anthropology, Culture and Society). Pluto Press. ISBN 978-0745308579

Anthropology, Ecology, and Anarchism : A Brian Morris Reader
Morris, Brian. 2015. Anthropology, Ecology, and Anarchism : A Brian Morris Reader. PM Press. ISBN 978-1604860931

Anthropology and the Human Subject
Morris, Brian. 2014. Anthropology and the Human Subject. Trafford. ISBN 978-1490731049

Anthropological Studies of Religion: An Introductory Text
Morris, Brian. 2010. Anthropological Studies of Religion: An Introductory Text. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0521339919

Wildlife and Landscapes in Malawi: Selected Essays on Natural History
Morris, Brian. 2009. Wildlife and Landscapes in Malawi: Selected Essays on Natural History. Trafford Publishing. ISBN 978-1425171834

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

History and Conservation of Mammals in Malawi
Morris, Brian. 2006. History and Conservation of Mammals in Malawi. Kachere Series. ISBN 978-9990876697

Pioneers of Ecological Humanism
Morris, Brian. 2006. Pioneers of Ecological Humanism. Book Guild. ISBN 978-1846247149

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

Ecology & anarchism
Morris, Brian. 1996. Ecology & anarchism. Images. ISBN 978-1897817803

Western Conceptions of the Individual
Morris, Brian. 1991. Western Conceptions of the Individual. Berg Publishers. ISBN 978-0854968015

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