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  1. The Imported State
    This book traces the rise of the modern state in post-Enlightenment Europe and its spread to the remainder of the world, especially colonial and postcolonial societies. It shows how non-Western cultures invented their own practices... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2000
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  2. The Daily Life of the Greek Gods
    This book explores everyday life of the Greek gods, including what their bodies were made of and how they were nourished, the organization of their society, and the sort of life they led in Olympus and the human world. It also... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2000
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  3. An Anthropology for Contemporaneous Worlds
    Under what conditions is anthropology possible today, when a crisis of social meaning—a crisis that makes it more difficult to conceive and manage our relation to the other—makes the need for anthropology appear more clearly... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 1999
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  4. A Sense for the Other
    This approach to anthropology focuses on negotiating the social meanings used in making sense of the world, and on the processes of identification that create the difference between same and other.... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 1998
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  5. The Body Politic
    Drawing on some 2,000 sources, this is a remarkable history of the French Revolution told through the study of images of the body as they appeared in the popular literature of the time.... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1997
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  6. Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft
    This is the only analysis of indigenous discourse about an African belief system undertaken within the framework of Anglo-American analytical philosophy.... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1997
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  7. Civil Society and Fanaticism
    The definition of fanatics as people who seek to destroy civil society—formulated by German Protestant Reformers in the 16th century—is traced and studied through the long cycles of Western political thought.... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1997
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  8. Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft
    This is the only analysis of indigenous discourse about an African belief system undertaken within the framework of Anglo-American analytical philosophy.... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1997
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  9. Dislocating the Color Line
    This book provides a historical context for racial division by tracing the path of the color line as it appears in the native writings of African-Americans in the 19th and 20th centuries.... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1997
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  10. Aesthetic Politics
    Taking as its point of departure a sharp critique of Rawls's influential A Theory of Justice, this book looks at politics from an aesthetic perspective.... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1997
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  11. Open the Social Sciences
    A distinguished international group of scholars traces the history of the social sciences, describes the recent debates surrounding them, and discusses in what ways they can be intelligently restructured in light of this history... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1996
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