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Other people's anthropologies : ethnographic practices on the margins

Author: Alexandar Boškovič
Publisher: New York, NY [etc.] : Berghahn, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Anthropological practice has been dominated by the so-called "great" traditions (Anglo-American, French, and German). This volume gives voice to scholars outside these "great" traditions. It shows  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congressen (vorm)
Landenoverzichten (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandar Boškovič
ISBN: 9781845453985 1845453980
OCLC Number: 700747380
Description: XIII, 238 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Dedication List of Maps Acknowledgements Introduction: Other Peoples' Anthropologies Aleksandar BoA'kovic and Thomas Hylland Eriksen OtherA" Anthropologies Chapter 1. Russian Anthropology: Old Traditions and New Tendencies A.M. Kuznetsov Chapter 2. Anthropology in the Netherlands: Past, Present and Future Han F. Vermeulen Chapter 3. Sociocultural Anthropology in Bulgaria: Desired and Contested Magdalena Elchinova Chapter 4. Refacing Mt. Kenya or Excavating the Rift Valley? Anthropology in Kenya and the Question of Tradition Mwenda Ntarangwi Chapter 5. Anthropology in Turkey: Impressions for an Overview Zerrin G. Tandogan Chapter 6. Committed or Scientific? The Southern whereabouts of Social Anthropology and Antropologia Social in 1960s to 1970s Argentina Rosana Guber Chapter 7. Themes and Legacies: Anthropology's Trajectories in Cameroon Jude Fokwang Chapter 8. Japanese Anthropology and Desire for the West Kaori Sugishita Chapter 9. Anthropology in Unlikely Places: Yugoslav Ethnology Between the Past and the Future Aleksandar BoA'kovic Chapter 10. The Otherness of Norwegian Anthropology Thomas Hylland Eriksen Chapter 11. Anthropology with no Guilt-A View from Brazil Mariza Peirano Postscript: Developments in US Anthropology Since the 1980s, a Supplement: The Reality of Center-Margin Relations, To Be Sure, But Changing (and Hopeful) Affinities in These Relations George E. Marcus Afterword: Anthropology's Global Ecumene Ulf Hannerz List of Contributors Glossary Index
Responsibility: Aleksandar Bošcovič.


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