Georges Balandier

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Georges Balandier (born 21 December 1920) is a French sociologist, anthropologist and ethnologist noted for his research in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is currently a professor emeritus at the Sorbonne (Université René Descartes, Paris-V), and is a member of the Center for African Studies (Centre d'études africaines [Ceaf]), a research center of the École pratique des hautes études (School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences).

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  • Anthropologie Politique, Paris: PUF, 1967; 5th edition, 1999 review.
    • Antropologia Politica, trans. Meliton Bustamante, Barcelona: Ediciones Peninsula, 1969. (Spanish)
    • Political Anthropology, trans. A. M. Sheridan Smith, The Penguin Press, 1970, 1972. (English)
    • Politische Anthropologie, Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, 1976, PDF. (German)
    • Antropologie politică, trans. Doina Lică, Timişoara: Amarcord, 1998, Scribd. (Romanian)
  • Le détour. Pouvoir et modernité, Paris: Librairie Arthéme Fayard, 1985.
  • Civilisation et Puissance, Paris: L'Aube, 2005

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