Land Filled with Flies A Political Economy of the Kalahari
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Description: "The image of a pristine isolation has been almost as common in research on foragers as in the popular media. Land filled with Flies is a sustanined argument against such views. Wilmsen marshals an enormous quantity of historical, archival, archeological, ethnographic, and survey data on the Kalahari Zhu to show how far from the reality these images are, how they have their own historical provenance, how they have been analytically distorting, and how they have proven politically pernicious for living groups like the Zhu."--Pauline Peters, Science "[A] major work. . . . Anthropologists will, and should, use Wilmsen's meticulously detailed study to revise their early lectures in the introductory course, and no future study of African 'foragers' should ignore it."--Parker Shipton, American Anthropologist "An impressive book. . . . The reader need only read the first few pages to judge both the quality and ambitiousness of the work. . . . Essential reading."--David R. Penna, Africa Today
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Copyright year: 1989
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 9/15/1989
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
|The Evolution of Illusion Man Hunter: A Nineteenth-Century Legacy The Received Past Search for Authenticity|
|The Poverty of Misappropriated Theory Return to Authenticity Revival of the Primitive Critique As They Begin to Produce, So We Begin to Know Them Foragers Come to Class The Uses of Ecology|
|The Past Recaptured The Recovered Past The Recorded Past|
|The Past Entrenched Consolidation of the Underclass The Underclass Solidified|
|The Ideology of Person and Place Concepts of Possession Kinship and Tenure Convergence of Indigenous Systems Coherence in Concepts of Tenure Systems|
|The Political Construction of Production Relations Economic Correlates of Foraging and Food Allocation of Access to the Means of Production Production as a Function of Emergent Status Structural Divisions in an Appearance of Equality Kinship as Practice Class Characteristics of Zhu Social Relations|
|What It Means to Be Excluded The Emergence of Ethnicity as a Central Logic Subordinate Tiers in the Labor Reserve Contemporary Relations of Production Value Flow in an Uncertain Cash Economy The Political Economy of Physiology and Physique The Direction of Intention|