COHN, Bernard S.

COHN, Bernard Samuel. Brooklyn, N.Y. 13.5.1928 — Chicago 25.11.2003. U.S. Anthropologist. Graduated from University of Wisconsin (B.A. 1949) and Cornell University (Ph.D. 1954). In 1956-60 Research Assistant at University of Chicago, field-work in India 1957-59. In 1960-64 Associate Professor of Anthropology at Rochester University, from 1964 Professor of Anthropology and…

Continue reading

BOULANGER, Chantal

BOULANGER-MALONEY, Chantal. Paris 4.1.1957 — Kebili, Tunisia 27.12.2004. French Social Anthropo­logist working on South India. Educated in France, studied in Brighton and Japan, then anthropology and Tamil in Paris. In 1989-93 worked in American Museum of Natural History in New York. Then in France, but 1997 moved to London. Interested…

Continue reading

VREEDE-DE STUERS, Cora

VREEDE-DE STUERS, Cora (née Suzanne Coralie Lucipara de Stuers). Bodegraven 29.11.1909 — Baarn, prov. Utrecht 11.11.2002. Dutch Sociologist. Daughter of Eugène de Stuers, director of machine industry, and Susanna Teding van Berkhout. Educated in Utrecht, in 1928-35 studied art history and ethnology in Paris. In 1936 travelled with her husband…

Continue reading

STONOR, Charles R.

STONOR, Charles Robert. 20.5.1912 — 1982.  British Anthropologist and Naturalist in India. Roman Catholic. Son of Francis Cyril St. and Juliana Tindal Bosanquet. Surveyor in the Naga Hills in British period. Then lived at Brooklands North, Sarisbury Green, Hampshire. In 1953-54 visited Nepal. Publications: “The Keju or Iron Hoe of the…

Continue reading

STEVENSON, H. N. C.

STEVENSON, Henry Noel Cochran. 1903 — 19??. British Civil Servant in Burma. But according to The London Gazette 11.1.1929 he was promoted second Lieutenant in 1928. Supplement to the same 8.6.1944 mentions him as Assistant Superintendent in Burma Frontier Service, made O.B.E. in Civil Division. Publications: “Status Evaluation in the Hindu…

Continue reading

SLATER, Gilbert

SLATER, Gilbert. Plymouth 27.8.1864 — Oxford 8.3.1938. British Economist and Social Reformer. Son of a school teacher, Daniel Slater. Studied economics (M.A.), one of the first doctors at the London School of Economics. In 1909-15 Principal of Ruskin College in Oxford. From 1915 the first Professor of economics at Madras…

Continue reading

SHORTT, John

SHORTT, John. 26.2.1822 — Yerkaud 24.4.1889.  British Physician in India. Trained as apothecary at Madras Medical School until 1846. In 1850 he went to Scotland for further studies and became both M.D. and veterinary. In 1854 returned to Madras and worked as Assistant Surgeon, full Surgeon 1866. Retired 1878 as…

Continue reading

ROSS, Aileen D.

ROSS, Aileen Dansken. Montreal 1902 — 1995. Canadian Sociologist. Born of a wealthy family. Studies at London School of Economics (B.Sc. 1939) and University of Chicago (M.A. 1941). Ph.D. 1951 Chicago (diss. on Anglo-French relations in Canada). In 1942-45 Lecturer in Sociology at Toronto. From 1944 Lecturer, 1951 Assistant Professor,…

Continue reading

ROBERTSON, Alexander

ROBERTSON, Alexander. Dingwall 28.3.1877 — 19??. Rev. British (Scottish) Missionary in India. Son of William R. and Margaret Urquhart, educated in Kilmorack, Inverness and Edinburgh. Studies at Aberdeen, M.A. 1898. Worked for United Free Church as missionary in India in 1902-37, concentrating on Dalits. First 20 years in Poona (Pune).…

Continue reading

MATEER, Samuel

MATEER, Samuel. 1835 — England 24.12.1893. Rev. British (?) Missionary in India. Worked 33 years, until 1891, in Travancore for London Missionary Society, encouraged local people for ministry. In 1890 his wife had to return to England because of ill health, husband followed him in 1891 and died there. Publications: “The…

Continue reading