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The Resource When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue : and Other Essays in Historical Anthropology

When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue : and Other Essays in Historical Anthropology

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When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue : and Other Essays in Historical Anthropology
Title
When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue
Title remainder
and Other Essays in Historical Anthropology
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Peasants tell tales," one prominent cultural historian tells us (Robert Darnton). Scholars must then determine and analyze what it is they are saying and whether or not to incorporate such tellings into their histories and ethnographies. Challenging the dominant culturalist approach associated with Clifford Geertz and Marshall Sahlins among others, this book presents a critical rethinking of the philosophical anthropologies found in specific histories and ethnographies and thereby bridges the current gap between approaches to studies of peasant society and popular culture. In challenging the
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Rebel, Hermann
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Dislocations
Series volume
v. 7
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  • Ethnohistory
  • Philosophical anthropology
  • Peasants
  • Fairy tales
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Ethnohistory
  • Fairy tales
  • Peasants
  • Philosophical anthropology
Label
When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue : and Other Essays in Historical Anthropology
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-293) and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Figurations in Historical Anthropology; Chapter 2: Culture and Power in Eric Wolf's Project; Chapter 3: Why Not 'Old Marie' ... or Someone Very Much Like Her?; Chapter 4: When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue; Chapter 5: Peasants Against the State in the Body of Anna Maria Wagner; Chapter 6: What Do the Peasants Want Now?; Chapter 7: Reactionary Modernism and the Postmodern Challenge to Narrative Ethics; Bibliography; Index
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ocn645101915
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845457983
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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JSTOR
Other control number
9786612627125
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22573/ctt7j1tgb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645101915
Label
When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue : and Other Essays in Historical Anthropology
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-293) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue; Table of Contents; List of Tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1: Figurations in Historical Anthropology; Chapter 2: Culture and Power in Eric Wolf's Project; Chapter 3: Why Not 'Old Marie' ... or Someone Very Much Like Her?; Chapter 4: When Women Held the Dragon's Tongue; Chapter 5: Peasants Against the State in the Body of Anna Maria Wagner; Chapter 6: What Do the Peasants Want Now?; Chapter 7: Reactionary Modernism and the Postmodern Challenge to Narrative Ethics; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn645101915
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (330 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845457983
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786612627125
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt7j1tgb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)645101915

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