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Ordering Africa : anthropology, European imperialism and the politics of knowledge

Author: Helen Tilley; Robert J Gordon
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007.
Series: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
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With essays exploring metropolitan research institutes, Africans as ethnographers, the transnational features of knowledge production, and the relationship between anthropology and colonial administration, this volume consolidates and extends a range of new research questions focusing on the politics of imperial knowledge.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
History
Kongress (Oxford, 2000)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Ordering Africa.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)565980617
Online version:
Ordering Africa.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)632333076
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Tilley; Robert J Gordon
ISBN: 9780719062391 071906239X
OCLC Number: 144227244
Notes: "Several of the chapters in this volume were first presented at a three-day conference held at Oxford University on 10-12 March 2000"--Page xi.
Description: xiv, 390 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: The elusive bureau of colonial ethnography in France, 1907-1925 / Emmanuelle Sibeud (p.49-67). --
The advancement of African studies in Berlin by the "Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft," 1920-1945 / Holger Stoecker (p. 67-94). --
Internationalization and "scientificnationalism" : the international Institute of African Langues and cultures between the wars / Benoît L'estoile (p. 95-118). --
Of conjunctions, comportment, and clothing : the place of African teaching assistants in berlin and Hamburg, 1889 --
1919 / Sara Pugach (p. 119-144). Voices of their own? African participation in the production of colonial knowledge in French West Africa, 1910-1950 / Jean-Hervé Jezequel (p. 145-172). --
Custom, modernity, and the search for Kihooto : Kenyatta, Malinowski, and the making of Facing Mount Kenya / Bruce Berman (p. 173-200). --
From the Aops to Africa : Swiss missionaries and anthropology / Patrick Harries (p. 201-224). --
Colonial anthropologies and the primordial imagination in equatorial Africa / John M Cinnamon (p. 225-251). --
Colonial medical anthropology and the making of the central African infertility belt / Nancy Rose Hunt (p. 252-284). --
The scripts of Alberto Pollera, an Italian officer in Colonial Eritrea : administration, ethnography and gender / Barbara Sòrgoni (p. 285-308). --
Political intelligence, colonial ethnography, and analytical anthropology in the Sudan / Douglas H Johnson (p. 309-335). --
Colonial ethnology and political rationality in French West Africa / Gary Wilder (p. 336-375).
Series Title: Studies in imperialism (Manchester, England)
Responsibility: [edited by] Helen Tilley with Robert J. Gordon.

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