Correspondence Between Raymond Firth and Paul Drechsel, February 1972

Correspondence Between Raymond Firth and Paul Drechsel, February 1972

written by Sir Raymond Firth, 1901-2002, in Raymond William Firth Papers, of London School of Economics and Political Science. Library. Archives and Special Collections Team (Tikopia Correspondence, Tikopia Matters Miscellaneous) (London, England) (February 1972) , 2 page(s)

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Abstract / Summary
Date: 1972. (1) Typewritten letter, dated February 15, from Paul Drechsel, Frankfurt, West Germany, to Raymond Firth, London. Drechsel, a cultural anthropology student working on his doctoral thesis at Johannes Gutenberg University, writes to ask Firth questions about systems theory and Tikopia. Mentions James Spillius, Torben Monberg, and E.M. Larson. (2) Typewritten letter, dated February 25, from Raymond Firth to Paul Drechsel expresses Firth's reservations about systems theory but agrees to answer a limited number of questions. Also provides contact information for James Spillius.
Field of Interest
Anthropology
Author
Sir Raymond Firth, 1901-2002
Copyright Message
Material sourced from the Sir Raymond William Firth Collection, LSE Library. Used with permission of the LSE Library and the Raymond Firth Estate.
Content Type
Letter
Warning: Contains explicit content
No
Format
Text
Page Count
2
Page Range
1-2
Subject
Anthropology, Social Sciences, Cultural anthropology, Reporting anthropological data, Ethnographic research theory, Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural, Torben Monberg, 1929-2007, James Spillius, fl. 1958, Sir Raymond Firth, 1901-2002, Tikopia
Keywords and Translated Subjects
Antropologia Cultural, Antropología Cultural

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