Victor W. Turner
Date of Birth  :
Place of Birth  :
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Cultural Anthropology
Educational background  :

Bachelors Degree with Honors in Anthropology


Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • Victor W. Turner is best known for his work on symbols, rituals and rites of passage.

  • His work, along with that of Clifford Geertz and others, is often referred to as symbolic and interpretive anthropology.

Bibliography  :
The Anthropology of Experience, The Ritual Process: Structure and Anti-Structure: A Demonstration of the Use of Ritual and Symbol as a Key to Understanding Social Structure and Processes (The Lewis Henry Morgan Lectures), The Drums of Affliction : A Study of Religious Processes among the Ndembu of Zambia.