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The Anthropology of Politics

A Reader in Ethnography, Theory, and Critique (Blackwell Anthologies in Social and Cultural Anthropology)

by Joan Vincent

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Published by Blackwell Publishing Limited .
Written in English


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Number of Pages476
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ISBN 100631224394
ISBN 109780631224396


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In "The Anthropology of Politics: A Reader in Ethnography, Theory and Critique," editor Joan Vincent offers her readers a selection of classic and contemporary articles on the anthropology of politics. Her introduction, headnotes, and suggested readings make this an indispensable resource for students, scholars, and instructors alike/5(19).

She is author of numerous books and encyclopedia articles on political anthropology. Her works include Anthropology and Politics (, reissued ) and The Anthropology of Politics: A Reader in Ethnography, Theory, and Critique (Blackwell, ). Eligibility: The Association will recognize work that best exemplifies creativity and rigor in the ethnographic exploration of politics, law, and/or their interstices.

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Political Anthropology and Anthropology of Politics: An Overview Political Anthropology, a book published in 2, it is a study of the politics of anthropology itself, examining the Author: Suresh Dhakal. The sheer intelligence and scholarship of this book will be sure to make it the authoritative history of the field for many years to come." —Man"An extremely rich excursion through the first century (plus) of the discipline A must for anyone pretending to become or remain au courant in political anthropology.

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In Anthropology and the Racial Politics of Culture, Lee D. Baker examines theories of race and culture developed by American anthropologists during the late nineteenth century and early twentieth. He investigates the role that ethnologists played in creating a racial politics of culture in which Indians had a culture worthy of preservation and.

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