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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Melanesia,
  • Melanesia.
    • Subjects:
    • Ethnology -- Melanesia.,
    • Ethnology -- Melanesia -- History.,
    • Melanesia -- Social life and customs.,
    • Melanesia -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-307) and index.

      StatementBruce M. Knauft.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN668 .K53 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 320 p. :
      Number of Pages320
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL378106M
      ISBN 100472096877, 0472066870
      LC Control Number98040153

      The Solomon Islands are an archipelago in the western South Pacific Ocean, located northeast of are in the Melanesia subregion and bioregion of Oceania. The archipelago forms much of the territory of Solomon Islands, while the northwestern islands are within the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, in eastern Papua New forms the eastern Location: South Pacific. 05/03/20 Ethnographic Project: Putting Anthropology to Practice in the 'Real' World | University of St Andrews From primitive to postcolonial in Melanesia and anthropology - Bruce M. Knauft, Book Social and cultural anthropology: the key concepts - Nigel Rapport, Joanna Overing, Book Orientalism - Edward W. Said, Book Film (1 items).


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Learning a language in the field. See Learning a Field Language (Burling ) and Language Learning in. Bruce M. Knauft is the Samuel C. Dobbs Professor of Anthropology at Emory University. He is the author of four previous books, most recently Genealogies for the Present in Cultural Anthropology and From Primitive to Postcolonial in Melanesia and edited volume Critically Modern: Alternatives, Alterities, Anthropologies is currently in press.

Emory University anthropology professor Bruce Knauft, "From Primitive to Postcolonial in Melanesia and we must urge the police and judiciary to throw the book at the offenders," the Post.

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van Meijl. Taking as its starting point a major comparative essay published in by Edward Burnett Tylor, the reigning patriarch of evolutionary anthropology, the book examines the developing tension between the social evolutionary paradigm and the ethnographic data collected by British missionaries in Australia (Lorimer Fison) and Melanesia (Robert.

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Thomas, ‘The force of ethnology’, Ibid. idea of Melanesia has developed, from its origins in racialist ethnography through to the postcolonial period. It suggests that, although a number of scholars now find Author: Stephanie Lawson.

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A primitive Arcadia: Being the impressions of an artist in Papua. From Primitive to Postcolonial in Melanesia and Anthropology. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press.

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