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Dr John Davis

BA, PhD, FBA
9 September 1938 - 15 January 2017
  • Background

    • Honorary Fellow, All Souls College (from 2008 to 2017)
    • The Warden, All Souls College (from 1995 to 2008)
    • Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Oxford and Fellow, All Souls College (from 1990 to 1995)
    • Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and finally Professor of Social Anthropology, University of Kent (from 1966 to 1990)
    • Postgraduate, London School of Economics (from 1961 to 1969)
    • Undergraduate, University College, Oxford (from 1958 to 1961)
  • Selected publications

    • (with Scott Mandelbrote) The Warden's Punishment Book of All Souls College, Oxford, 1601-1850, Oxford Historical Society New Series, 45 (Oxford: Boydell Press, 2013).
    • Exchange (Buckingham: Open University Press, 1992).
    • Libyan Politics: Tribe and Revolution (London: Tauris, 1987).
    • People of the Mediterranean (London: Routledge, 1977).
    • Land and Family in Pisticci (London: Athlone Press, 1973).