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Laughing at Leviathan: John Furnivall, Dutch New Guinea, and the Ridiculousness of Colonial Rule

Danilyn Rutherford

in Clio/Anthropos: Exploring the Boundaries between History and Anthropology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760201
eISBN:
9780804772402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760201.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter addresses the theme of impossible naturalization, otherwise known as the anxieties of authenticity and legitimacy during colonial and postcolonial rule. It analyzes the antecedents of ... More


Display and Disguise

Julie Soleil Archambault

in Mobile Secrets: Youth, Intimacy, and the Politics of Pretense in Mozambique

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226447438
eISBN:
9780226447605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226447605.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter offers a historical overview of the political economy of display and disguise in the region and shows how the city’s particular historical geographies inform the stakes and aesthetics of ... More


Acts of Speculation

Marc Flandreau

in Anthropologists in the Stock Exchange: A Financial History of Victorian Science

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226360300
eISBN:
9780226360584
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226360584.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides an account of the “bona fides” man in Victorian Britain. It elaborates on a heretofore unnoticed parallel between financial history and the history of sciences. Both separately ... More


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