Anthropology & the colonial encounter

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Published by Humanities Press in New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Ethnology -- History,
  • Applied anthropology,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [273]-281.

Book details

Statementedited by Talal Asad.
ContributionsAsad, Talal, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN17 .A57 1973
The Physical Object
Pagination281 p.
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5419286M
ISBN 100391003224
LC Control Number73012199
OCLC/WorldCa677417

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Nadel / James Faris Anthropology and colonial rule: Godfrey Wilson and the Rhodes-Livingston Institute, Northern Rhodesia / Richard Brown. Talal Asad (born ) is an American cultural anthropologist at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Asad has made important theoretical contributions to postcolonialism, Christianity, Islam, and Anthropology & the colonial encounter book studies and has recently called for, and initiated, an anthropology of Alma mater: University of Edinburgh, University of Oxford.

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Asad, Talal. Anthropology & the colonial encounter. Edited by Talal Asad Ithaca Press [London]. practice had been affected by colonialism.1 The authors in Asads book argued that British anthropology had been drawn into providing access to cultural and 1 T. Asad, ed., Anthropology and the Colonial Encounter, Humanity Books, University of Vir-ginia, 9.

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Anthropology and the Colonial Encounter, despite occasional praise (Clifford 9), is usually. General Overviews. Although anthropology is inextricably linked with colonialism, it wasn’t until the late s and early s that anthropology critically engaged with its colonial history despite the fact that early anthropologists did write about the colonial encounter (see Early Ethnographies).

Gough a and Gough b take a powerful stance criticizing anthropology’s collusion. In an article titled ” Anthropology and counterinsurgency: the strange story of their curious relationship” that appeared in the March-April,Military Review, McFate cites Feuchtwang’s article in notes 21 and In Britain the development and growth of anthropology was deeply connected to colonial administration.

Anthropology and Colonialism Author(s): Diane Lewis Reviewed work(s): Source: Current Anthropology, Vol. 14, No. 5 (Dec., ), pp. Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological.

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The contributors tackle these issues from a variety of disciplinary perspectives—history, anthropology, religious studies—and present a broad geographical spread of cases from China, Vietnam, Australia, India, South and West Africa, North and Central America, and the Caribbean.

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