Ordering Africa: Anthropology, European Imperialism and the Politics of Knowledge

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African research played a major role in transforming the discipline of anthropology in the twentieth century. Ethnographic studies, in turn, had significant effects on the way imperial powers in Africa approached subject peoples. Ordering Africa provides the first comparative history of these processes. With essays exploring metropolitan research institutes, Africans as ethnographers, the transnational features of knowledge production, and the relationship between anthropology and colonial administration, this volume both ...

Ordering Africa: Anthropology, European Imperialism and the Politics of Knowledge 2010, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719082122

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Ordering Africa: Anthropology, European Imperialism, and the Politics of Knowledge 2007, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719062391

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