Entangled Objects: Exchange, Material Culture, and Colonialism in the Pacific

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Entangled Objects threatens to dislodge the cornerstone of Western anthropology by rendering permanently problematic the idea of reciprocity. All traffic, and commerce, whether economic or intellectual, between Western anthropologists and the rest of the world, is predicated upon the possibility of establishing reciprocal relations between the West and the indigenous peoples it has colonized for centuries. Drawing on his work on contemporary postcolonial Pacific societies, Nicholas Thomas takes up three issues central to ...

Entangled Objects: Exchange, Material Culture, and Colonialism in the Pacific 1991, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674257313

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Entangled Objects: Exchange, Material Culture, and Colonialism in the Pacific 1991, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674257306

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