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By Anand Pandian
Published: 18 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004370-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0437-0
.... Malinowski, Freedom and Civilization, 312. 2. Malinowski, Freedom and Civilization, 213. 3. Malinowski, Freedom and Civilization, 3. 4. Malinowski, Freedom and Civilization, 43. 5. Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road, 793. Notes to Chapter One 129 6. Hurston, Dust Tracks on a Road, 789- 90. 7. Ingold, Being Alive...
Published: 18 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004370-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0437-0
...chapter one The World at Hand Between Scientific and Literary Inquiry In 1941, the year before his death, Bronis aw Malinowski began writing his final book, a study entitled Freedom and Civilization. He was teaching then at Yale, and the United States was about to plunge into the Second World War...
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By Anand Pandian
Published: 18 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004370-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0437-0
... and lingering unease, 110. See also empiri- cism; experience as method; humanity Anthropology from a Pragmatic Point of View (Kant), 65 66 anthropos, 77 78, 81, 84, 135n12. See also humanity Argonauts of the Western Pacific (Malinowski), 19, 33 34, 36, 118 art: An Ocean of Plastic (Lang and Lang...
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By Anand Pandian
Published: 18 October 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004370-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0437-0
..., annual meeting of the American An- thropological Association, Washington, DC, December 2014. Latour, Bruno. An Inquiry into Modes of Existence. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2013. Leach, Edmund. The Epistemological Background to Malinowski s Empiricism. In Man and Culture: An Evaluation of...
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By Anand Pandian
Published: 18 October 2019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0437-0
... his unpublished bio- 124 Acknowledgments graphical work on Bronis aw Malinowski following from the magisterial first volume of his Malinowski: Odyssey of an Anthropologist while Valerie Boyd s extraordinary biography of Zora Neale Hurston was also an essential resource. Richard Lang and Judith...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... inception, Watts was able to secure wealthy benefactors to support the RPA financially, and he named a series of honorary associates that included such famous authors and thinkers as J. A. Hobson, Julian Huxley, Arnold Bennett, George Brandes, Cesare Lombroso, Bronislaw Malinowski, John Morley, Bertrand...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-014
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
.... But the arrival trope has been rightly criticized for fetishizing the state of fi nally being somewhere else, ready to begin anthropological fieldwork. We prob ably all recall Malinowski s direc- tive to imagine yourself suddenly set down surrounded by all your gear, alone on a tropical beach close...
Published: 16 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005520-003
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0552-0
... York: Harper and Row, 1984. Larkin, Philip. Aubade. Times Literary Supplement, December 23, 1977. Maclean, Gordon Lindsay, ed. Roberts Birds of Southern Africa. Fifth edition. Cape Town: The Trustees of the John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, 1985. Malinowski, Bronislaw. A Diary in the Strict Sense of the...
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By Matt K. Matsuda
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012115-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1211-5
..., 1984). 4 Bronislaw Malinowski, Argonauts of the Western Pacific (Long Grove, IL: Wave- land, 2013; orig. pub. 1922). 5 Margaret Mead, Coming of Age in Samoa: A Study of Adolescence and Sex in Primitive Societies (New York: Penguin, 1943); Jared Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Survive...
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... offer superlative powers of observation; both compli- cate the positionality of writer, reader, and character. It is a striking fact to discover that, just like Kincaid, Malinowski begins Argonauts in the second person, but with very diff er ent affective consequence. Sebald uses photo- graphs just like...
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By Carole McGranahan
Published: 24 April 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478009160-056
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0916-0
... Lévy- Bruhl, Lucien, 149 50 Limón, José, 48 Lispector, Clarice, 203 listening, 101 3 lists, 28 33 literary turn, 1 Little, Stuart, 32 Litzinger, Ralph, 132 loneliness, 37 38 Love, Stars, and All That, 90 Lovecraft, H. P., 203 Loynaz, Dulce Maria, 47 Malinowski, Bronislaw, 63, 84 Mama Lola, 214 M ori...
Published: 22 May 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012115-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1211-5
.... Ultimately, the question becomes, Who is studying whom? In classic histories of anthropology as a discipline, Bronislaw Malinowski is most famous, particularly for his work in the Trobriand Islands, simultaneously astounding the world with his studies of ritual, sexuality, and symbolic exchange in trade the...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-022
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... of honorary associates that included such famous authors and thinkers as J. A. Hobson, Julian Huxley, Arnold Bennett, George Brandes, Cesare Lombroso, Bronislaw Malinowski, John Morley, Bertrand Russell, Leslie Stephen, H. G. Wells, and Emile Zola. With Wells’s leadership, RPA membership steadily...
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By Pamela Reynolds, Todd Meyers
Published: 16 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005520-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0552-0
..., 59, 61, 68, 69, 97, 103, 104, 181 malaria, 53, 71, 97, 98, 108, 109, 121, 122, 124, 153, 157. See also infection Malaria Spraying Team, 66 192 Index malende, 45 Malinowski, Bronislaw, 3, 18 malnutrition, 163 Mangisi, Anderson, 2, 12, 13, 17, 24, 31, 33 38, 40, 41 46, 49, 50 54, 60, 62, 62 69, 71 88...
Published: 30 August 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478005315-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0531-5
... the tourist, 80, 82 Maitel, S., 33, 175 Malinowski, Bronis aw, 89 Manuel, Peter, 42 Marx, Karl, and Friedrich Engels, 135, 149 McKittrick, Katherine, 139, 149 McPhee, Carlton, 54 55, 57 mediations and expectations, 24 26 Meier, Leslie, 73 Meintjes, Louise, 37n13 Meredith, Sharon, 133n1 Merleau-Ponty...
Published: 11 December 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478010302-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1030-2
...- signing future war. If Bronis aw Malinowski s instruction to budding anthropologists was to engage with the native in order to see his version of his world (2014, 24), then the military s idea of vision is the exact opposite: it engages us so that we learn to see its vision of the world. Military...
Published: 01 January 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478004424-013
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0442-4
... homo sexuality: in Egypt, 199n3; in Eu rope, 202n20; in Greece, 170, 195; in Turkey, 170. See also Ottoman male homoeroticism; sodomy Malinowski, Bronislaw: diary of, 35n64; The Sexual Life of Savages, 23 24, 25, 35n57 Mandingo (film), 10 Manet, Édouard, Le Déjeuner sur l herbe, 219 20 Manhattan House...
Published: 07 August 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012351-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1235-1
... net), or disasters to appear (e.g., a distant dam creates a flood). But this is not simply a revisitation of Malinowski s ([1935] 1978) garden magic, where magic becomes an extra insurance when an activity is fraught with uncertainty. Rather, this distant potency must hold within it something beyond...
Published: 23 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012580-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1258-0