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The Sacrificed Generation

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the nature of education under the Second Republic, and the subsequent demise of President Ratsiraka's vision during the transitional period of the early 1990s. It first presents ... More


The Resurgence of Royal Power

Lesley A. Sharp

in The Sacrificed Generation: Youth, History, and the Colonized Mind in Madagascar

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520229501
eISBN:
9780520935884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229501.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the destructive effects of the oppressive policies of French colonialism on royal power. It stresses that authority demands loyalty, which is expressed through willing ... More


Remembering the Colonial Past

Rosa De Jorio

in Cultural Heritage in Mali in the Neoliberal Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040276
eISBN:
9780252098536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040276.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the state memorialization of the colonial past via narratives, practices, and visual culture. First, it briefly describes some of the ways in which French colonization was ... More


The Adventure of the Real: Jean Rouch and the Craft of Ethnographic Cinema

Paul Henley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327143
eISBN:
9780226327167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327167.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Though relatively unsung in the English-speaking world, Jean Rouch (1917–2004) was a towering figure of ethnographic cinema, who, over the course of a fifty-year career, completed over one hundred ... More


Encounters with Spirits

in The Adventure of the Real: Jean Rouch and the Craft of Ethnographic Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327143
eISBN:
9780226327167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327167.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the films Jean Rouch made during a second doctoral fieldwork expedition, which took place between July 1950 and June 1951, and involved a journey from the French Soudan to the ... More


Dreams of Black and White

in The Adventure of the Real: Jean Rouch and the Craft of Ethnographic Cinema

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226327143
eISBN:
9780226327167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226327167.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

In November 1956, Jean Rouch moved to the French colony on the Ivory Coast to begin a new phase of his migration research. Over the next four years, Abidjan, the capital, would become the principal ... More


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