Anthropology and the will to meaning a postcolonial critique

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Full title: Anthropology and the will to meaning [electronic resource] : a postcolonial critique / Vassos Argyrou.
Main author: Argyrou, Vassos.
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction: Of Scholars, Gamblers and Thieves 1
  • 2. Has There Ever Been a Crisis in Ethnological Representation? 10
  • The Ethnographer as 'Man' 11
  • The Ethnological Representation Par Excellence 19
  • 3. The Salvation Intent 28
  • The Three Strategies of Redemption 28
  • Christian Ethnology and Victorian Anthropology 34
  • Twentieth-Century Paradigms 43
  • The Ethnological Complicity 56
  • 4. What the Natives Don't Know 60
  • The Sociocultural Unconscious 60
  • Heterodox Consciousness 74
  • The 'Heroisation' of the Thinking Subject 82
  • 5. The Ethnological Will to Meaning 92
  • The Impossible 92
  • Sameness and the Beyond 105
  • The Will to Meaning 112
  • At the End of the Game 117.