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Living and Dying

Johannes Fabian

in Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221222
eISBN:
9780520923935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221222.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

From the beginning, European exploration of Africa had a rationality that was anything but linear and logical. The ideas and practices evoked by each pair of terms were also sources of ... More


Making Knowledge: The Senses and Cognition

Johannes Fabian

in Out of Our Minds: Reason and Madness in the Exploration of Central Africa

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520221222
eISBN:
9780520923935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520221222.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

What happened in the land of friendship took the discussion to the center of Africa, and to the core of this endeavor to map the field of tensions and contradictions in which we seek the beginnings ... More


Introduction

Raylene Ramsay (ed.)

in Nights of Storytelling: A Cultural History of Kanaky-New Caledonia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832223
eISBN:
9780824871284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832223.003.0023
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to bring the stories and histories of an unfamiliar group of French-speaking islands into the living rooms and libraries of the ... More


Discovering Florida: First-Contact Narratives from Spanish Expeditions along the Lower Gulf Coast

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049885
eISBN:
9780813050355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049885.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Florida's lower gulf coast was a key region in the early European exploration of North America, with an extraordinary number of first-time interactions between Spaniards and Florida's indigenous ... More


Old Ways and New

Susan E. Klepp

in Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility, and Family Limitation in America, 1760-1820

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833223
eISBN:
9781469600796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833223.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the religious, political, and economic realities that had long supported large families and high fertility. It looks, too, at the religious and economic changes in the eighteenth ... More


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