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Author Marcus, George E.

Title Perilous states : conversations on culture, politics, and nation / George E. Marcus, editor
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1993]


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Description viii, 381 pages : illustrations, map, portraits ; 25 cm
Series Late editions : cultural studies for the end of the century, 1070-8987 ; 1
Late editions : cultural studies for the end of the century
Late editions ; 1
Contents 1. Introduction to the Series and to Volume 1 / George E. Marcus -- 2. Dirges for Soviets Passed / Bruce Grant -- 3. Returning to Eastern Europe / Kathryn Milun -- 4. Six to Eight Characters in Search of Armenian Civil Society amidst the Carnivalization of History / Michael M. J. Fischer and Stella Grigorian -- 5. Two Urban Shamans: Umnasking Leadership in Fin-de-Soviet Siberia / Marjorie Mandelstam Balzer -- 6. Racism and the Formation of a Romani Ethnic Leader / Sam Beck -- 7. Working through the Other: The Jewish, Spanish, Turkish, Iranian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, and German Unconscious of Polish Culture; or, One Hand Clapping: Dialogue, Silences, and the Mourning of Polish Romanticism / Michael M. J. Fischer -- 8. Greek Women in the Europe of 1992: Brokers of European Cargoes and the Logic of the West / Eleni Papagaroufali and Eugenia Georges -- 9. Illicit Discourse / Douglas R. Holmes -- 10. The Outlaw State and the Lone Rangers / Julie Taylor
11. A Terrible Commitment: Balancing the Tribes in South African National Culture / David B. Coplan -- 12. A Preview of Volume 2: Reflections on Fieldwork in Alameda / Paul Rabinow
Analysis Culture
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Anthropologists -- Interviews.
Politics and culture -- History -- 20th century.
World history -- 1980-
Author Marcus, George E.
LC no. 94229710
ISBN 0226504468
0226504476 (paperback)