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Routes : travel and translation in the late twentieth century

Author: James Clifford
Publisher: Cambridge (USA) ; London : Harvard University Press, 1999.
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When culture makes itself at home in motion, where does an anthropologist stand? Clifford offers a new view of anthropology. It is, he says, a moving picture of a world that reveals itself en route.  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Clifford
ISBN: 0674779614 9780674779617
OCLC Number: 716944805
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 408 pages : figure ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: In Medias Res TRAVELS Traveling Cultures A Ghost among Melanesians Spatial Practices: Fieldwork, Travel, and the Disciplining of Anthropology CONTACTS Four Northwest Coast Museums: Travel Reflections Paradise Museums as Contact Zones Palenque Log FUTURES Year of the Ram: Honolulu, February 2, 1991 Diasporas Immigrant Fort Ross Meditation Notes References Sources Acknowledgments Index
Responsibility: James Clifford.


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[An] interesting situation can occur, suggests cultural anthropologist James Clifford, when the issue is not who should have custody of the objects [in museums] but rather what they mean. As he Read more...

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