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Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387107-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8710-7
... Omar Ribeiro Thomaz ‘‘THE GOOD-HEARTED PORTUGUESE PEOPLE’’ Anthropology of Nation, Anthropology of Empire ‘‘For the Portuguese the heart is the measure of all things stated Jorge Dias in the early 1960s, Coming from an author who...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373605-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7360-5
... areas and the various uses of a Boasian notion of culture and the assessment of intellectual capacity as a lever for developing a vision of a more independent Māori social development. Indigenous agency is a focus of this chapter, particularly in relation to the Māori politicians and scholars involved...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
... understanding of race or culture. The group doing “salvage” ethnography in the Boasian manner sought traditional communities in remote areas (such as Huehuetenango), where “modern” intrusions into indigenous life Anthropology Discovers the Maya 187 seemed minimal, in order...
Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387107-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8710-7
...- conduct by anthropologists among the indigenous Yanomami populations living on the borders of Brazil and Venezuela. The atmosphere in the con- ference room was dramatic. Beyond the troubling accusation of a grave breach of professional ethics lurked the potential damage to anthropology’s public image...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399278-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9927-8
... Donald H. Frjschmann New Mayan Theatre in Chiapas: Anthropology) Literacy) and Social Drama o Sna Jtz'ibajom, Cultura de los Indios Mayas A.c. (The Writers' House, Mayan Indian Culture, Inc.) is a Tzotzil...
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393986-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9398-6
...3 | JOY DAMOUSI Géza Róheim and the Australian Aborigine Psychoanalytic Anthropology during the Interwar Years Since Freud wrote his famous book, Totem and Taboo, we who follow in his footsteps have been trying to build up a new science. —Géza Róheim...
Published: 01 January 1996
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398721-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9872-1
... comprised of those he called Savages, together with rural folk and the working classl.32 Anthropology legitimized imperialism through its "scientific" findings that indigenous non-European peoples were inferior and at the bottom of the evolutionary ladder of history.33 The link between...
Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387107-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8710-7
... education, rural and indigenous development programs throughout the country (concen- trated in the Instituto Nacional Indigenista, ini), and a vast research and conservation apparatus that was housed mainly in the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (inah). Mexican anthropology had provided...
Published: 07 March 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378891-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7889-1
.... From the Gesture of Interruption to the Politics of Intermediation I am suggesting that artistic interruption is correlated with broader cultural and social movements; with indigenous and environmental movements that reaffirm their territoriality and the local uses of natural and social resources...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395607-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9560-7
...7 | An Uncertain Anthropology In the chapters of this book I have cast an ethnographic eye on the questions of security and insecurity, and their meanings and manifestations, in the context of the marginal barrios of Cocha- bamba’s far southern zone. I began by...
Published: 01 September 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387107-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8710-7
... and Souza Lima and Barroso-Ho√man 2002. The latter attempts to comprehend the relationship between anthropology, eth- nodevelopment, and public policies, especially concerning Brazil’s indigenous populations. ≤∞ In other words, cognitive interests and practical interests appeared to be...
Published: 17 March 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392361-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9236-1
... not knowing how to speak Spanish. The soldiers who beat them were indigenous. The prob- lem in the army is that no one trusts anyone else, even though most of the soldiers are indigenous. What Is an Anthropology of Genocide?  35 After I was recruited...
Published: 19 July 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395478-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9547-8
... FIVE ARTHUR KLEINMAN Medical Anthropology and Mental Health Five Questions for the Next Fifty Years My purpose in this chapter is to ask a more general question of medical anthropology-what kind of field should it become over the next...
Published: 14 April 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386841-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8684-1
... An Archaeology of the Four-Field Approach in Anthropology in the United States ian hodder My dominant reaction to the question of the four-field approach in an- thropology in the United States is ‘‘Why only four fields A...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387015-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8701-5
... Ufology as Anthropology: Race, Extraterrestrials, and the Occult CHRISTOPHER F. ROTH Everything was puzzling for those early explorersPierre Martyr quotes descriptions of monstrous beasts: snakes like crocodiles; animals with the...
Published: 21 June 2001
DOI: 10.1215/9780822380795-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8079-5
... indigenous knowledge for the urban work. Walking with Europeans During the rli’s initial program of rural research in the late 1940s, assistants’ work in rural areas established practices that could be Africanizing Anthropology 205 imported into the urban research...
Published: 01 August 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395607-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9560-7
...2 | Getting Engaged REFLECTIONS ON AN ACTIVIST ANTHROPOLOGY Like many other fieldworkers, I began to explore the possibili- ties of an engaged or activist anthropology long before these concepts became familiar ones in the discipline’s vocabulary. Defined...
Published: 25 August 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391029-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9102-9
...{ one } A SECRET REPORT Richard Burton’s Colonial Anthropology In India two roads lead to preferment. The direct highway is ‘‘service getting a flesh wound, cutting down a brace of natives, and doing some- thing eccentric, so that your name may creep into...
Published: 16 April 2008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8918-7
... ​part 2. ​problems of history and anthropology ​Chapter Two ​past and present t has been argued that the Sri Lankan historical ​Iimagination cherishes two contrasting visions of the past, corresponding to...
Published: 17 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383345-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8334-5
... Orientalist, missionary, and census practices, on the other (1957). His later writing reflected on this orientation more succinctly (1987, 44): Anthropological ‘‘others’’ are part of the colonial world. In the historical situation of colonialism, both white rulers and indigenous peoples were...