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- DescriptionExplores how anthropology can come to terms with colonial library and begin to develop an ethnographic practice that transcends politics of Africa's imperial past. This book develops a model of critical agency, focusing on a variety of language genres in Africa situated in rituals that transform socio-political relations.
- Author BiographyAndrew Apter is professor of history and anthropology at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of Black Critics and Kings: The Hermeneutics of Power in Yoruba Society and, most recently, The Pan-African Nation: Oil and the Spectacle of Culture in Nigeria, both published by the University of Chicago Press.
- Author(s)Andrew Apter
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication10/07/2007
- GenreSociology & Anthropology: Professional
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Note1 map, 1 line drawing, 8 figures, 2 tables
- Weight258 g
- Width153 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine11 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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