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Thin description : ethnography and the African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem

Author: John L Jackson, Jr.
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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African Hebrew Israelites of Jerusalem are often dismissed as a fringe cult. In this title, the author questions what "fringe" means when cultural practices of every stripe circulate freely on the  Read more...

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Named Person: Ben Ammi
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John L Jackson, Jr.
ISBN: 9780674049666 0674049667
OCLC Number: 830682230
Description: vii, 394 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Passover --
Introductions --
Artscience --
Megiddo --
Chicago --
Exiles --
Backstage --
Analogies --
Asiel --
Hustling --
Ignorance --
YMCA --
UnAfrican --
Empress --
Camps --
Liberia --
Visitations --
Immortality --
Jungle --
Thin --
Carrel --
Orientalism --
Digital --
Children --
Eden --
Disciplining --
Zimreeyah --
Sincere --
Casein --
Prodigal --
Esau --
Soul --
Laughing --
Occulted --
Order --
Genesis --
Insincerities --
Sumerians --
Munir --
Brochure --
Rabbi --
Hebrews --
Zombie --
MLK --
Seconds.
Responsibility: John L. Jackson, Jr.

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A dazzling, brilliant book, with astonishing things to say about immortality, race, and ethnography.--Noah Feldman, Harvard Law School "Thin Description" stands in a tradition of powerfully critical Read more...

 
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