9. Writing

For The History of Anthro Thought after finishing the section on “History, Power, Inequality” we read the section “On Writing Cultures”:

  • Katherine Dunham, “Twenty-Seventh Day” (1946)
  • Clifford Geertz, “Notes on the Balinese Cockfight” (1973)
  • Renato Rosaldo, “Grief and the Headhunters Rage” (1989)
  • Lila Abu-Lughod, “Writing Against Culture” (1991)
  • Rosabelle Boswell, “Sensuous Stories in the Indian Ocean Islands” (2017)

Next: 10. Colonialism


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