BA (Hons) (London), MA (London), MA (Cantab), PhD (ANU)

Anthropology
1989

Dr Michael Young, of the Department of Anthropology in the School of Culture, History and Language, College of Asia and the Pacific, ANU, has been working on a definitive biography of the founding father of British social anthropology, Bronislaw Malinowski, now published. Other areas of expertise include: Melanesian anthropology and social change in Papua New Guinea.

Books only:

1971. Fighting with Food: Leadership, Values and Social Control in a Massim Society. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 282pp. [Paperback edition, 2009]

1979 (ed.) The Ethnography of Malinowski: the Trobriand Islands 1915-18. Routledge and Kegan Paul, London. pp.254, with Editor’s Introduction, 20pp.

1983. Magicians of Manumanua: Living Myth in Kalauna. University of California Press, Berkeley. 317pp.

1987 (ed.) Malinowski Among the Magi: '‘The Natives of Mailu'‘. Routledge, London. pp.355, with Editor’s Introduction, 76pp.

1998. Malinowski’s Kiriwina: Fieldwork Photography 1915-18. University of Chicago Press, Chicago. 312pp.

2001. (co-author, Julia Clark). An Anthropologist in Papua: The Photography of F.E. Williams, 1922-39. Crawford House Publishing, Adelaide, and National Archives of Australia, Canberra, 307pp.

2004. Malinowski. Odyssey of an Anthropologist, 1884-1920. London, Yale University Press, 720pp.