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Introduction: How to Prepare a Noble Savage: The Spectacle of Human Science

Christopher Fox

in Inventing Human Science: Eighteenth-Century Domains

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520200104
eISBN:
9780520916227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520200104.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Central to the intellectual revolution of the Enlightenment was the ambition of creating the science of man. That the human and social sciences were born during the eighteenth century is a largely ... More


Sympathetic State Building

Danilyn Rutherford

in Living in the Stone Age: Reflections on the Origins of a Colonial Fantasy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226570105
eISBN:
9780226570389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226570389.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Having sketched out the scene of hospitality Dutch officials entered when they came to the Wissel Lakes, chapter 2 considers the strategy they pursued to reach their goals. The aim of their mission ... More


The Ethics of Kinky Empiricism

Danilyn Rutherford

in Living in the Stone Age: Reflections on the Origins of a Colonial Fantasy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226570105
eISBN:
9780226570389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226570389.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Chapter 6 is a manifesto. The first part of the chapter consists of a close reading of James Clifford and George Marcus’s Writing Culture. It is suggested that rather than leading anthropologists ... More


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