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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


Local Knowledge, Local History: Geertz and Beyond

Aletta Bieirsack

in The New Cultural History

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520064287
eISBN:
9780520908925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520064287.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This chapter presents an account of Clifford Geertz and his “interpretation of cultures.” It turns to Marshall Sahlins and his Historical Metaphors and Mythical Realities. It also suggests that a ... More


Xue Shaohui and the Min Writing-Women Culture

Nanxiu Qian

in Politics, Poetics, and Gender in Late Qing China: Xue Shaohui (1866-1911) and the Era of Reform

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780804792400
eISBN:
9780804794275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804792400.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the Min writing-women culture from Xue’s perspective, based on Xue’s reading of the literature and art of Min women, along with some major critical works on their poetic ... More


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