Momigliano's Quest for the Person

  title={Momigliano's Quest for the Person},
  author={G. Bowersock},
  journal={History and Theory},
In 1984 a group of English sociologists and historians of religion decided that the time was right to reprint and reconsider a lecture delivered by Marcel Mauss before the Royal Anthropological Institute in London not long before the outbreak of the Second World War. In this lecture Mauss outlined his celebrated concept of the person. Arnaldo Momigliano was invited by the organizing group to join them in reassessing Marcel Mauss's contribution. The subject obviously touched many nerves in… Expand
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