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About Malcolm Chapman

Malcolm Chapman is senior lecturer at Leeds University Business School. He is a social anthropologist by training, and the author of many studies of business management and culture in the perspective of anthropology.

Among his books are The Gaelic Vision in Scottish Culture (Croom Helm, 1978) and The Celts: the construction of a myth (Macmillan, 1992). He is the editor of a collection of Edwin Ardener's work, The Voice of Prophecy, and other essays (Berghahn, 2007; 2nd, expanded edition, October 2017)  

Articles by Malcolm Chapman

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Edwin Ardener: the life-force of ideas

The work of the social anthropologist Edwin Ardener (1927-87) remains a fertile source of insight and influence, says his former student and editor of a collection of his essays, Malcolm Chapman.

(This article was first published on 21 September 2007)

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