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My cocaine museum

Author: Michael T Taussig
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Michael Taussig uses a make-believe Cocaine Museum, which is a parody of the Gold Museum in Colombia's central bank, to illuminate the largely unacknowledged history of Indian and African Colombian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael T Taussig
ISBN: 0226790088 9780226790084 0226790096 9780226790091
OCLC Number: 53170441
Description: xix, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Gold --
My cocaine museum --
Color --
Heat --
Wind & weather --
Rain --
Boredom --
Diving --
Water in water --
Julio Arboleda's stone --
Mines --
Entropy --
Moonshine --
The accursed share --
A dog growls --
The coast is no longer boring --
Paramilitary lover --
Cement & speed --
Miasma --
Swamp --
The right to be lazy --
Beaches --
Lightning --
Bocanegra --
Stone --
Evil eye --
Gorgon --
Gorgona --
Islands --
Underwater mountains --
Sloth.
Responsibility: Michael Taussig.
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"What's an anthropologist to do in a country where life is magic? This question shapes Columbia professor Michael Taussig's "My Cocaine Museum." Taussig has spent much of the last three decades in Read more...

 
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by robert_borneman (WorldCat user published 2009-03-24) Very Good Permalink

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My Taussig Museum: An Introductory Tour 

, which is a technique he coyly conceals. The reader, whether of books or nature, passes into that which is being read. ...
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