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Anthropology & the colonial encounter

Author: Talal Asad
Publisher: Amherst, NY : Humanity Books, 1998, ©1973.
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Analyzes and documents ways in which anthropological thinking and practice have been affected by British colonialism.


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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anthropology & the colonial encounter.
Amherst, NY : Humanity Books, 1998, ©1973
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Talal Asad
ISBN: 1573925896 9781573925891
OCLC Number: 41130238
Description: 281 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Talal Asad --
pt. 1: General studies. A review of the new left critique of social anthropology / Peter Forster ; The anthropologist as reluctant imperialist / Wendy James ; The discipline and its sponsors / Stephan Feuchtwang ; Two European images of non-European rule / Talal Asad --
pt. 2: Case studies. Colonial administration and social anthropology: Eastern Nigeria 1920-1940 / Helen Lackner ; Pax Britannica and the Sudan: S.F. Nadel / James Faris ; Anthropology and colonial rule: Godfrey Wilson and the Rhodes-Livingstone Institute, Northern Rhodesia / Richard Brown ; Colonialism and the perception of tradition in Fiji / John Clammer ; Imperial policy and theories of social change: Sir Alfred Lyall in India / Roger Owen ; An indigenous critique of colonialism: the Fipa of Tanzania / Roy Willis ; Some remarks from the third world on anthropology and colonialism: the Sudan / Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed ; Bibliographical notes on the debate / Philip Marfleet.
Other Titles: Anthropology and the colonial encounter
Responsibility: edited by Talal Asad.


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