In and Out of the West: Reconstructing Anthropology

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Is anthropology simply a continuation of colonial domination and cultural imperialism by other means, or has it--since its nineteenth-century rebirth as a purportedly scientific discipline--produced reliable knowledge about the cultures it studies? Is anthropology a mirror--which reflects only the preoccupations of the (Western) anthropologist--or a window, through which it is possible to see, though not with the same eyes as their members, other cultures? Deriving from the 2002 Page-Barbour Lectures delivered by the ...

In and Out of the West: Reconstructing Anthropology 2009, Verso

ISBN-13: 9781844673063

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In and Out of the West: Reconstructing Anthropology 2009, University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville

ISBN-13: 9780813927077

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