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Haiti, Gender and Anthrohistory: A Mintzian Journey

Laurent Dubois

in The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter situates Haitian studies in a multivalent and dialogic border space by analyzing the work of Fernando Coronil, Michel-Rolph Trouillot and Sidney Mintz on peasant culture from a new ... More


The Anthropological Uses of Haiti: A Longue Durée Approach

Mark Schuller (ed.)

in The Haiti Exception: Anthropology and the Predicaments of Narrative

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781781382998
eISBN:
9781781383971
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382998.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the link between anthropology and the public sphere, focusing on the multiple genealogical strands of the discipline. Taking a longue durée approach as a contextual frame for ... More


Sympathy and the Savage Slot

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/9780226570389.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Chapter 5 leaves behind van Eechoud, de Bruijn, and their friends and colleagues and fast-forwards to the late 1950s when the social anthropologist Leopold Pospisil conducted fieldwork in the Wissel ... More


Replacing: Historical Practices Argue ThatNon-Indians Have Supplanted Indians

Jean M. O’Brien

in Firsting and Lasting: Writing Indians out of Existence in New England

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665778
eISBN:
9781452946672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665778.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter talks about the local narrators’ replacement of the Indian peoples through crafting a historical account invalidating prior Indian history as a dead-end civilization, and replacing it ... More


Rebellious Fictions: Black Prometheus and the Undoing of Novelistic Form

Jared Hickman

in Black Prometheus: Race and Radicalism in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190272586
eISBN:
9780190272609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272586.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Drawing on a sample of texts from around the Atlantic world and across the Age of Atlantic Slavery—J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur’s, Letters from an American Farmer, Victor Hugo’s Bug-Jargal, ... More


The Stone’s Place: Dighton Rock Museum and Narratives of Power

Douglas Hunter

in Place of Stone: Dighton Rock and the Erasure of America's Indigenous Past

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634401
eISBN:
9781469634425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634401.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The author tours Dighton Rock Museum as it appeared in 2013. He shows how the arrangement of interpretive options and the overwhelming amount of Portuguese material such as ship models lead a visitor ... More


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