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Common Knowledge (1 April 2018) 24 (2): 316–317.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Anthony Pagden Subrahmanyam Sanjay , Europe’s India: Words, People, Empires, 1500 – 1800 ( Cambridge, MA : Harvard University Press , 2017 ), 416 pp. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 ...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2003) 9 (3): 551–552.
Published: 01 August 2003
... Globalization, since it is the vengeance of their common dark side. —Barry Allen John Rawls, The Law of Peoples (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1999), 199 pp. Given that the law of peoples embodies “familiar and largely traditional princi- ples” derived “from the history and usages of...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2006) 12 (3): 519–520.
Published: 01 August 2006
...Alick Isaacs Ilan Pappe, A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003), 356 pp. Duke University Press 2006 L I T T L E R E V I E W S Robert Mills, Suspended Animation: Pain, Pleasure, and Punishment in...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 541–546.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Peter T. Leeson James C. Scott’s The Art of Not Being Governed: An Anarchist History of Upland Southeast Asia argues that the Zomia people of Southeast Asia consciously chose to live without government and that their choice was sensible. Yet basic economic reasoning, reflected in Hobbes’s classic...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 406–419.
Published: 01 September 2015
... subsistence agricultural people that also hunts, and their goat-and-cattle herding neighbors, the Turkana and Dodoth peoples. “Half-trust,” as some of the Ik call it, works to prevent the escalation of conflict. While the Ugandan groups have been disarmed by their government, the Kenyan Turkana, armed with AK...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 196–235.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Judith Beyer; Felix Girke Twenty-five years ago, drawing on her fieldwork among the Zapotec, the legal anthropologist Laura Nader proposed the term harmony ideology to characterize postcolonial systems of justice. She found outward social harmony to be the result of coercion, as people were denied...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 385–392.
Published: 01 September 2016
...” because, while ontology is an unconscious possession of any people, metaphysics is a demanding speculative discipline whose becoming an object of anthropology suggests that indigenous peoples consciously deal with questions about what is real and what is not in ways so impressive and sophisticated that...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2016) 22 (3): 393–414.
Published: 01 September 2016
... recent conclusion that indigenous thought should be regarded instead as metaphysical. It is not that la pensée sauvage has an implicit ontology discoverable by the human sciences but, rather, that indigenous people themselves think about metaphysical issues as such. He explains the origins of this...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 464–486.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Morten Axel Pedersen; Rane Willerslev As part of a Common Knowledge symposium on the “consequence of blur,” this article reassesses the anthropologist E. B. Tylor’s famous but vague concept of the animist soul as an optimal reflection of the soul’s fuzzy ontological status among animist peoples...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 528–537.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Sanford F. Schram James C. Scott’s book The Art of Not Being Governed is offered, in this essay review, as the latest evidence of the high value of Scott’s transdisciplinary research into how ordinary people resist state power. Scott’s critics have found his work methodologically deficient...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2012) 18 (3): 538–540.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Michael Seidman According to James C. Scott, in The Art of Not Being Governed , the resistance of Southeast Asian “hill peoples” to state subordination manifested itself in their deliberate abandonment of both sedentary agriculture and literacy. He argues that “tribality” (group-generated state...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 506–517.
Published: 01 August 2013
... have little to say about Buddhism, while they exaggerate the role of the Muslim religion. This problem is acute when treating historical circumstances in which Buddhism and Islam are involved in tandem. Although people of the two traditions interacted throughout Asia for more than a millennium, which...
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Common Knowledge (1 August 2013) 19 (3): 518–529.
Published: 01 August 2013
... past. It blurs agency and overwhelming structural inequality. It is a set of categories that people define for themselves and that, at the same time, others — strangers, neighbors, government officials — relentlessly impose upon them. For four hundred years, the meaning of racial categories in North...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2008) 14 (1): 124–135.
Published: 01 January 2008
..., whether in the academic or the political realm, is to persuade the person or people addressed to adopt a particular course of action. The concept of frank speaking, or parrhesia , first appeared among the Greeks as a political virtue, one exercised among free men in the public assembly for the common good...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 155–162.
Published: 01 January 2011
... memory to have an independent existence, untroubled by the people who constantly keep occurring to it? It is of course absurd to ascribe agency to what amount to mere figures of speech, metaphors, or enigmatic perceptual cues, “but if a metaphor could not think, as an agency in and of itself, then...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2011) 17 (1): 163–165.
Published: 01 January 2011
... imagination of the other, on the distinction between minor and royal (or state) science, and on the precise meaning of the characterization of anthropology as a theory of the “ontological autodetermination of the world's peoples.” Duke University Press 2011 Translated by Ashley Lebner...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 379–389.
Published: 01 September 2015
... conceive of their own activity as playful and exploratory. He argues that practitioners should approach clients not as “professionals” but rather as people with experience acquired from much play, on many different terrains. The essay concludes by suggesting that professionals in all fields—scientific and...
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Common Knowledge (1 September 2015) 21 (3): 390–398.
Published: 01 September 2015
.... The essay concludes by speculating on what it means that people intent on entering the business world now perceive so sharp a distinction between the principles for success in business and the principles for leading a good life. © 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 Benjamin Franklin virtue...
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Common Knowledge (1 January 2015) 21 (1): 44–49.
Published: 01 January 2015
... Roman champions, the Horatii, are killed, but the remaining brother wins the day for his city. In a further twist, he then goes on to kill his sister when he finds her grieving for one of the dead Alban brothers, to whom she was betrothed. Although guilty of a dreadful crime, by the will of the people...
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Common Knowledge (1 April 2015) 21 (2): 305–326.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Kevin M. F. Platt Latvia presents a unique and counterintuitive case in the history of postsocialist ethnic relations. Despite the USSR's having annexed Latvia by fiat and armed force in the 1940s—and despite the population transfers of so many Russians and other Soviet peoples to the region that...