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Anthropology & the colonial encounter

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Published by Humanity Books in Amherst, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethnology -- History.,
  • Applied anthropology.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-281) and index.

    Other titlesAnthropology and the colonial encounter.
    Statementedited by Talal Asad.
    ContributionsAsad, Talal.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18201947M
    ISBN 101573925896

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      The chapters in this book analyze and document ways in which anthropological thinking and practice have been affected by British colonialism. They approach this topic from different points of view and at different levels. Each stands as an original contribution to an argument which is Price: Free. But anthropology is also rooted in an unequal power encounter between the West and the Third World, which goes back to the emergence of bourgeois Europe, an encounter in which colonialism is merely one historical : Professor of Anthropology Talal Asad.

      In Anthropology and the Colonial Encounter (), Asad notes that Barth’s conclusions were accelerated by British colonial practices in India and the northern frontier. Asad’s critique made a critical point: the political system must be seen as part of a wider system that is based on a historical perspective that also includes class as an Author: Nina Brown, Thomas McIlwraith, Laura Tubelle de González.   [Re:]Entanglements: Colonial Anthropology and its Archival Legacies in the Present. Prof. Paul Basu - Duration: Chapter Colonial Encounters in Asia and Africa - Duration:


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About the Author. Talal Asad is a Saudi Arabian anthropologist, currently working for the City University of New York Graduate Center. Asad’s studies in religious anthropology have led to many intellectual breakthroughs in the field of secularism.

His book Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity is considered to be one 5/5(2). But anthropology is also rooted in an unequal power encounter between the West and the Third World, which goes back to the emergence of bourgeois Europe, an encounter in which colonialism is merely But anthropology is also rooted in an unequal power encounter between the West and the Third World, which goes back to the emergence of bourgeois Europe, an encounter in which colonialism /5.

But anthropology is also rooted in an unequal power encounter between the West and the Third World, which goes back to the emergence of bourgeois Europe, an encounter in which colonialism is merely one historical moment.

It is this encounter that gives the West access to cultural and historical information about. Introduction / Talal Asad --A review of the New Left critique of social anthropology / Peter Forster --The anthropologist as reluctant imperialist / Wendy James --The discipline and its sponsors / Stephan Feuchtwang --Two European images of non-European rule / Talal Asad --Colonial administration and social anthropology: Eastern Nigeria Anthropology & the Colonial Encounter.

[The papers in this book analyse and document ways in which anthropological thinking and practice have been affected by British colonialism. They approach this topic from different points of view and at different levels. Each stands as an original contribution to an argument which is only just beginning].

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EMBED EMBED (for Ethnology, Applied anthropology Publisher New York: Pages: Anthropology & the Colonial Encounter by Asad, Talal and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Asad’s studies in religious anthropology have led to many intellectual breakthroughs in the field of secularism.

His book Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity is considered to be one of the critical texts in the study.

Asad's studies in religious anthropology have led to many intellectual breakthroughs in the field of secularism. His book Formations of the Secular: Christianity, Islam, Modernity is considered to be one of the critical texts in the study.

He is also the author of The Kababish Arabs: Power, Authority, and Consent in a Nomadic Tribe, 5/5(2). Anthropology & the colonial encounter. [Talal Asad;] Anthropology & the colonial encounter.

Amherst, NY: Humanity Books,© (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: Anthropology and the colonial encounter: Responsibility: edited by Talal Asad. Reviews. User-contributed reviews.

Colonial administration and social anthropology: Eastern Nigeria / Helen Lackner Pax Britannica and the Sudan: S.F. Nadel / James Faris Anthropology and colonial rule: Godfrey Wilson and the Rhodes-Livingston Institute, Northern Rhodesia / Richard Brown.

Talal Asad (born ) is an American cultural anthropologist at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Asad has made important theoretical contributions to postcolonialism, Christianity, Islam, and ritual studies and has recently called for, and initiated, an anthropology of Alma mater: University of Edinburgh, University of Oxford.

Anthropology & the colonial encounter Hardcover – by Talal Asad (Editor) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 6 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(2). Anthropology & the colonial encounter.

[London]: Ithaca Press. MLA Citation. Asad, Talal. Anthropology & the colonial encounter. Edited by Talal Asad Ithaca Press [London] Australian/Harvard Citation.

Asad, Talal.Anthropology & the colonial encounter. Edited by Talal Asad Ithaca Press [London]. practice had been affected by colonialism.1 The authors in Asads book argued that British anthropology had been drawn into providing access to cultural and 1 T.

Asad, ed., Anthropology and the Colonial Encounter, Humanity Books, University of Vir-ginia, 9. About the Book This book is the outcome of the author's long-term fieldwork in Goa and seeks to bridge the gaps in the anthropological research in this state of India.

The existing research, essentially historical, tends to consider Goa as Catholic, Portuguese- speaking and framed by Portuguese cultural references. The author offers an ethnographic approach to the understanding of the colonial.

The giant composite field of colonialism and postcolonialism studies has had a transforming effect on modern anthropology. Anthropologists have been innovative users of its multidisciplinary perspectives, and key contributors to its challenging accounts of past and contemporary global life and experience.

The call to prioritise colonial and postcolonial perspectives in the. Setting a reading intention helps you organise your reading.

You can filter on reading intentions from the list, as well as view them within your profile. Read the guide ×. Encounter provided some of the first studies of anthropology in its historical, colonial context.4 More recent assessments of the impact of the critique to which Asad's volume was a contribution show a similar lack of historical consciousness.

Anthropology and the Colonial Encounter, despite occasional praise (Clifford 9), is usually. General Overviews. Although anthropology is inextricably linked with colonialism, it wasn’t until the late s and early s that anthropology critically engaged with its colonial history despite the fact that early anthropologists did write about the colonial encounter (see Early Ethnographies).

Gough a and Gough b take a powerful stance criticizing anthropology’s collusion. In an article titled ” Anthropology and counterinsurgency: the strange story of their curious relationship” that appeared in the March-April,Military Review, McFate cites Feuchtwang’s article in notes 21 and In Britain the development and growth of anthropology was deeply connected to colonial administration.Anthropology and Colonialism Author(s): Diane Lewis Reviewed work(s): Source: Current Anthropology, Vol.

14, No. 5 (Dec., ), pp. Published by: The University of Chicago Press on behalf of Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological.