Nebraska Authors

Lloyd A. Fallers

AKA: Lloyd Ashton Fallers, Jr.

Born 1925-08-29 Nebraska City, NE (USA)

Died 1974-07-04
Chicago, IL (USA)

Distinguished Professor of Anthropology and Sociology at the University of Chicago.

Places Lived

Nebraska City, NE
Norfolk, NE
Hebron, NE
Salt Lake City, UT
Big Pine, CA
Chicago, IL
Princeton, NJ
Kampala, UGANDA
Endremit, TURKEY
Berkeley, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Anthropology (African)


Undergraduate Studies, 1943-44, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Undergraduate Studies, 1944-1945, Deep Springs College, Big Pine, CA
Bachelor of Philosophy Degree, 1946, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Master of Arts in Anthropology Degree, 1949, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Graduate Studies, 1949-50, London School of Economics, London, ENGLAND
Ph.D., 1953, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Director of Research
Professor of Anthropology
Associate Editor for Anthropology for the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences

Places Worked

East African Institute of Social Research, UGANDA
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
University of California, Berkeley, CA
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL


Fulbright Scholarship, 1949
A. A. Michelson Distinguished Service Professor, 1972


International African Institute
American Anthropological Association
Associations of Social Anthropologists, ENGLAND
Royal Anthropological Institute
African Studies Association
Middle East Studies Association
Committee for the Comparative Study of New Nations, Founding Member
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow, 1972
Center for Advanced Study of the Behavioral Sciences, Fellow


Bantu Bureaucracy: A Study of Integration and Conflict in the Political
Institutions of an East African People.
Some Determinants of Marriage Stability in Busoga: A Reformation of Gluckman's Hypothesis. 1957.
Customary Law in the New African States. 1962.
An Introductory Syllabus on African Anthropology. 1962.
The King's Men: Leadership and Status in Buganda on the Eve of Independence.1964.
Bantu Bureaucracy: A Century of Political Evolution Among the Busoga of Uganda. 1965.
Immigrants and Associations. 1967.
Law Without Precedent: Legal Ideas in Action in the Courts of Colonial Buganda. 1969.
The Social Anthropology of the Modern Nation-State. 1974.

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