1st Edition

Other Histories

Edited By Kirsten Hastrup Copyright 1992
    144 Pages
    by Routledge

    142 Pages
    by Routledge

    The historization of anthropology has entailed a radically new view upon history and the nature of history. This collection of papers from the first conference of the newly formed European Association of Social Anthropologists demonstrate how ways of thinking about history are important features of any production of history, and how cultural concepts enter as forcs of historical causation.

    Chapter 1 Introduction, Kirsten Hastrup; Chapter 2 History and the people without Europe, John Davis; Chapter 3 Making history in southern Italy, Thomas Hauschild; Chapter 4 The gods of the Gentiles are demons, João de Pina-Cabral; Chapter 5 Segmentation and politics in the European nation-state, Michael Herzfeld; Chapter 6 Dual histories, Anne Knudsen; Chapter 7 Uchronia and the two histories of Iceland, 1400–1800, Kirsten Hastrup; Chapter 8 Reflections on ‘making history’, Anton Blok;


    Kirsten Hastrup