Jeremy Boissevain

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Jeremy Boissevain (born 1928) is Emeritus Professor of Social Anthropology at the Amsterdam School for Social Science Research (University of Amsterdam).

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Boissevain graduated for his PhD in 1962 at the London School of Economics and has subsequently taught at the Universities of Montreal, Sussex, Malta, New York (Stony Brook), Massachusetts (Amherst), Columbia University and the Jagiellonian University in Cracow.


  • Saints and Fireworks: Religion and Politics in Rural Malta (1965, 1993)
  • Hal-Farrug: A Village in Malta (1969)
  • The Italians of Montreal (1970)
  • Network Analysis (editor, 1973)
  • Friends of Friends: Networks, Manipulators and Coalitions (1974)
  • Beyond the Community (editor, 1975)
  • Ethnic Challenge (editor, 1984)
  • Dutch Dilemmas: Anthropologists Look at the Netherlands (editor, 1989)
  • Revitalizing European Rituals (editor, 1992)
  • Coping with Tourists: European Reactions to Mass Tourism (1996)
  • Factions, Friends and Feasts: Anthropological Perspectives on the Mediterranean (2013)

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