Newell, William H.

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NEWELL, William H.

NEWELL, William H. New Zealander/Australian (born India), b. 1922. Genres: Anthropology/Ethnology, Sociology, Autobiography/Memoirs. Career: Victoria University, NZ, RNZAF meteorologist, Tonga, 1942-45; Oxford University, Mansfield College, 1945-47; West China Union University, 1947-51; University of Manchester, lecturer, professor of social anthropology, 1951-53; University of Singapore, research fellow, 1953-56; Tokyo Metropolitan University, 1958-70; International Christian University, Tokyo, head of Dept. of Sociology, 1960-69; Economic and Political Weekly, Bombay, foreign correspondent, 1959-68; Delhi School of Economics, professor, 1968; University of Sydney, associate professor of anthropology, 1969- 89; University of Hong Kong, professor of sociology, 1971-72; Yu Shan College, Taiwan, professor of social anthropology, 1990-92. Publications: Scheduled Castes and Tribes of Himachel Pradesh, 1961; Treacherous River, 1962. EDITOR: (with K. Morioka) Sociology of Japanese Religion, 1968; Ancestors, 1974; Japan in Asia 1939-1942, 1980. Address: 4 Fort St, Peter- sham, NSW 2049, Australia. Online address: [email protected]