David Lee Schoenbrun

  • 179 Citations
1991 …2018
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Research Interests

Historical linguistics, archaeology, paleoecology and biogeography, oral traditions, comparative ethnography, and more conventional documentary sources to study East Africa’s earlier history.

Education/Academic qualification

History, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles

… → 1990

African Studies, MA, University of California, Los Angeles

… → 1983

Philosophy, BA, Lewis and Clark College

… → 1980

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agricultural history Social Sciences
pastoralism Earth & Environmental Sciences
archaeological evidence Earth & Environmental Sciences
historical geography Earth & Environmental Sciences
lake Earth & Environmental Sciences
paleoecology Earth & Environmental Sciences
sixteenth century Social Sciences
food Social Sciences

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Grants 2005 2011

Research Output 1991 2018

Crafting early african histories with Jan Vansina

Schoenbrun, D. L., Jun 1 2018, In : History in Africa. 45, p. 99-112 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Labor
Africa
African History
Crafting
Responsibility

Ethnic formation with other-than-human beings: Island shrine practice in Uganda's long eighteenth century

Schoenbrun, D. L., Jun 1 2018, In : History in Africa. 45, p. 397-443 47 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Uganda
Shrines
Human Being
Descent
Information Sharing

Introduction: Ethnic formation with other-than-human beings

Schoenbrun, D. L. & Johnson, J. L., Jun 1 2018, In : History in Africa. 45, p. 307-345 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ethnography
Historian
Human Being
Ethnic Groups
Ethnographers

Pythons worked: Constellating communities of practice with conceptual metaphor in northern Lake Victoria, ca. A.D. 800 to 1200

Schoenbrun, D. L., Jan 1 2016, Knowledge in Motion: Constellations of Learning Across Time and Place. University of Arizona Press, p. 216-246 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Boidae
Metaphor
Victoria
Lakes
12 Citations (Scopus)
sixteenth century
emotion
legitimation
structural violence
violence