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25/03/1901 New Zealand anthropologist Raymond Firth is born

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Firth on Firth - Reflections of an anthropologist

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Interview with Raymond Firth

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Interview with Raymond and Rosemary Firth

He researched the Maori and other people of Oceania and Southeast Asia. His first main area of interest was their economic organization. Firth is considered a founder of British economic anthropology. Later, he studied religion, especially on the Tikopia of the Solomon Islands, and the anthropological treatment of symbols.
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    • Essentials 

    • Personal 

    • Honours 

    • Māori lament (''poroporoaki'') for Sir Raymond Firth 

    • Selected bibliography