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Title A practice of anthropology : essays in honour of Marshall Sahlins / edited by Alex Golub, Daniel Rosenblatt, John D. Kelly
Published Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2016
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Contents Preface / Claude Lévi-Strauss -- Introduction: A practice of anthropology -- the work of Marshall Sahlins, so far / Alex Golub, Daniel Rosenblatt, and John D. Kelly -- 1. How long is a longue durée? : structure, duration, and the cultural analysis of cultural change / Joel Robbins -- 2. Monarchical visions : constructions of "kingship" in colonial Samoa / Jocelyn Linnekin -- 3. Slow time : culture, materiality, and the knowability of the Neolithic / Webb Keane -- 4. From Jew to Roman : Mr. Joske, Mr. Brewster, The hill tribes of Fiji, and the hill tribes of Fiji / Martha Kaplan -- 5. Supplement to Marshall Sahlins's Voyage around the islands of history (Tahiti 1768, Samoa 1787) / Serge Tcherkézoff -- 6. Chassé-croisé : or how Christianity appropriated indigenous appropriation of Christianity on the Rio Negro / Manuela Carneiro da Cunha -- 7. The past is old, the future is traditional : Ircenrraat, the DOT, and the inventiveness of tradition / Ann Fienup-Riordan -- 8. The Kafka connection : structure, lifeworld, and the cunning of history / Jonathan Friedman -- 9. Way-finding : respectfulness as a performance art / Greg Dening
Summary Eminent anthropologists explore the nature of culture in essays honoring a colleague and teacher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Sahlins, Marshall, 1930-
Social change.
Form Electronic book
Author Golub, Alex, editor
Kelly, John D., editor
Rosenblatt, Daniel (Professor of anthropology), editor
Sahlins, Marshall, 1930- honoree
ISBN 077354688X
0773598626 (electronic bk.)
9780773598621 (electronic bk.)