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  1. The Daily Life of the Greek Gods
    Despite the rousing stories of male heroism in battles, the Trojan War transcended the activities of its human participants. For Homer, it was the gods who conducted and accounted for what happened. In the first part of this book,... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2000
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  2. The Imported State
    This book traces the rise of the modern state—a mode of organizing political power within a closed territory—in post-Enlightenment Europe and its spread to the remainder of the world, especially colonial and postcolonial... Learn More
    Published: 1st April 2000
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  3. Streams of Cultural Capital
    This anthology examines the questions arising from the transpositions and recontextualizations of cultural objects across and between national borders: How is culture recognized, reconfigured, disseminated, appropriated, and practiced?... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1998
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  4. A Sense for the Other
    If the end of exoticism is one of the characteristics of our time, and if classical anthropology based its study of alterity on this exotic distance from the other, is anthropology still possible, and if so, to what end? The author... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 1998
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  5. The Body Politic
    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, showing how these images were at the very center of the metaphoric language... Learn More
    Published: 1st November 1997
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  6. Civil Society and Fanaticism
    Luther and Calvin applied the term fanatic to those who sought to destroy civil society in order to establish the Kingdom of God, the "false prophets" and their followers who, early on in the Reformation, began smashing... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1997
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  7. Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft
    First published in 1986, Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft remains the only analysis of indigenous discourse about an African belief system undertaken from within the framework of Anglo-American analytical philosophy. Taking as... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1997
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  8. Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft
    First published in 1986, Knowledge, Belief, and Witchcraft remains the only analysis of indigenous discourse about an African belief system undertaken from within the framework of Anglo-American analytical philosophy. Taking as... Learn More
    Published: 1st August 1997
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  9. Aesthetic Politics
    Taking as its point of departure a sharp critique of Rawls's influential A Theory of Justice—which, like most Western political philosophy since the seventeenth century, considers ethics to be foundational to a proper understanding... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1997
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  10. Dislocating the Color Line
    Inquiries into the meaning and force of race in American culture have largely focused on questions of identity and difference—What does it mean to have a racial identity? What constitutes racial difference? Such questions... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 1997
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  11. Open the Social Sciences
    Concerned about the worldwide state of the social sciences—the relations among the disciplines, and their relationship with both the humanities and the natural sciences—the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, based in... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 1996
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