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The devil and commodity fetishism in South America

Author: Michael T Taussig
Publisher: Chapel Hill [N.C.] : University of North Carolina Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 30th anniversary ed.View all editions and formats
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Exploring the social significance of the devil in the folklore of contemporary plantation workers and miners in South America, the author finds that the fetishization of evil, in the image of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael T Taussig
ISBN: 9780807871331 0807871338
OCLC Number: 441211375
Description: xvii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Fetishism: the master trope --
The plantations of the Cauca Valley, Colombia --
The Bolivian tin mines.
Responsibility: Michael T. Taussig.

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"Original, acute, and admirable." - The New York Review of Books "[Taussig] gives us superb ethnography, a Marxist critique of world capitalism, a lesson in analogical and dialectical techniques Read more...

 
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