Marshall Sahlins centers these essays on islands--Hawaii, Fiji, New Zealand--whose histories have intersected with European history. But he is also concerned with the insular thinking in Western scholarship that creates false dichotomies between past and present, between structure and event, between the individual and society. Sahlins's provocative reflections form a powerful critique of Western history and anthropology.
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 1st March 1985
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.4 x 14.0 x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.31
Edition Number: 2