Robert Sutherland Rattray

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Robert Sutherland Rattray (* 5. September 1881 in Bengalen; † 14. Mai 1938 in Farmoor, Oxfordshire) („Captain R. S. Rattray“) war ein britischer Afrikanist und Aschanti-Forscher.

Er war einer der ersten, die über Owari und über Aschanti-Goldgewichte schrieben[1].

Schriften[Bearbeiten]

  • Some folk-lore stories and songs in Chinyanja. London, 1907
  • Hausa folk-lore, customs, proverbs, etc. [1913]
  • Ashanti proverbs: the primitive ethics of a savage people. Translated from the original with grammatical and anthropological notes, by R. Sutherland Rattray; with a preface by Sir Hugh Clifford. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1916 (Repr. 1969)
  • Ashanti. 1923.
  • Religion and Art in Ashanti, 1927.
  • Akan-Ashanti Folk-Tales. Collected and translated by … R. S. Rattray … and illustrated by Africans of the Gold Coast Colony. Akan & Eng. Oxford: Clarendon Pr., 1930.
  • Ashanti Law and Constitution. 1929.
  • The tribes of the Ashanti Hinterland. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1932

Publikationen über Rattray[Bearbeiten]

  • "Government Anthropologist": a life of R.S. Rattray by Noel Machin [1]

Namensvarianten[Bearbeiten]

Robert S. Rattray, Robert Sutherland Rattray, R. S. Rattray

Quellen[Bearbeiten]

  1. rubens.anu.edu.au/htdocs/surveys/african/ashanti/history.html