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Other Histories : European Association of Social Anthropologists - Kirsten Hastrup

Other Histories

European Association of Social Anthropologists

By: Kirsten Hastrup (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st November 1992
ISBN: 9780415061230
Number Of Pages: 144

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After a decade of historical anthropology, the discipline seems to be thoroughly historicized. This implies not only that the historical dimension of other cultures has become an integrated part of any anthropological inquiry, but also that the different ways of producing history have become important considerations. Using historical and ethnographic material, mainly from Europe, Other Histories examines the nature of history and its importance to anthropological study. The apparently Eurocentric perspective of this volume actually serves the purpose of dismantling the (previously claimed) unity and progress of European history. It demonstrates that history is not linear but highly complex, and often contains several separate local histories.

Other Histories: an Introduction
History and the People Without Europe
Making History in Southern Italy
The Gods of the Gentiles are Demons: The Problem of Pagan Survivals in European Culture
Segmentation and Politics in the European Nation-State: making Sense of Political Events
Dual Histories. Historical Fact, Traditional Culture: A Mediterranean Problem
Uchronia. The Two Histories in Iceland 1400-1800
Reflections on Making History
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ISBN: 9780415061230
ISBN-10: 0415061237
Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 1st November 1992
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 1

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