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The power of the between : an anthropological odyssey

Author: Paul Stoller
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is the anthropologist's fate to always be between things: countries, languages, cultures, even realities. But rather than lament this, anthropologist Paul Stoller here celebrates the creative power of the between, showing how it can transform us, changing our conceptions of who we are, what we know, and how we live in the world. Beginning with his early days with the Peace Corps in Africa and culminating with a  Read more...
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Biography
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Stoller, Paul.
Power of the between.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009
(DLC) 2008032886
(OCoLC)225875903
Named Person: Paul Stoller; Paul Stoller; Ivan Vasil'evič Džanaev
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Stoller
ISBN: 9780226775364 0226775364 9780226775340 0226775348 9786612070242 6612070242
OCLC Number: 435816640
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 201 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Acknowledgments; Prologue: The Power of the Between; 1 Seeking Truth; 2 Alternative Truths; 3 Embodiments; 4 Knowledge; 5 Sorcery; 6 New York City; 7 Complexities; 8 Family; 9 Sensuousness; 10 Embodied Memories; 11 Wood; 12 New World Circuits; 13 Art; 14 Intersections; 15 Weaving the World; 16 Immunology and the Village of the Healthy; 17 Entering the Village of the Sick; 18 Sorcery in the World; 19 Remission; 20 Reconfiguration; 21 Ethnography; 22 Memoir; 23 Imagination; 24 Stories; Epilogue: Flying on the Wings of the Wind; Notes; References; Index.
Responsibility: Paul Stoller.

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