Tag: Madagascar

Jonathan Parry: The Burdens of the Past: Comments on David Graeber’s Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar

focaal_admin , December 7th, 2021


Image 1: Book cover of Lost People David Graeber’s Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar began life as his University of Chicago doctoral thesis….


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David Graeber LSE Tribute Seminar: Lost People

focaal_admin , November 30th, 2021


Lost People: Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar is not David’s first published book, but it is based on his doctoral thesis and, in this sense, his…


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The Fear of Dahalo Bandits on a Drive Through the Alaotra Night (Madagascar)

Britt Halvorson on her new book, Conversionary Sites

| , November 19th, 2018


https://www.press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/C/bo28267368.html Interview by Josh Reno Josh Reno: What were your primary goals in writing this book? Britt: Halvorson: One of my goals in writi…


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What FoodAnthropology Is Reading Now, September 10, 2018

foodanthro , September 10th, 2018


David Beriss A brief digest of food and nutrition-related items that caught our attention recently. Got items you think we should include? Send links and brief descriptions to…


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Urban kinship: the micro-politics of proximity and relatedness in African cities, by Jesper Bjarnesen and Mats Utas

Mats Utas , March 28th, 2018


It is our pleasure and privilege to introduce a special issue of Africa, exploring the micro-politics of proximity and relatedness in six African cities. To understand how social…


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The Plague of Inequality in Madagascar

Elyse Bailey , July 8th, 2016


As Earth’s climate and species assemblages rapidly change, emergent zoonoses—diseases that spill over from nonhuman animal to human populations—are outpacing modern medical solutions. Contributors to …


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