Perspectives on Africa A Reader in Culture, History and Representation

ISBN-10: 1405190604

ISBN-13: 9781405190602

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Roy Richard Grinker, Christopher B. Steiner, Stephen C. Lubkemann

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List price: $31.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 4/23/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 708
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.838
Language: English

Christopher B. Steiner is an author, researcher, and professor of Art History at Connecticut College. He is also the Director of the Museum Studies Program and directs the interdisciplinary Museum Studies Certificate Program. Steiner also taught art history and museum studies at the University of East Anglia, the University of Southern California, and the University of California - Los Angeles. Steiner conducted field research on the African art trade while he was a Fulbright scholar in Ivory Coast in 1987-88. He was awarded a postdoctoral fellow at the American Museum of Natural History. Steiner holds a B.A. and M.A. from Johns Hopkins University and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University. He is the author of the award-winning book: African Art in Transit.

Representation and Discourse
1991. �Africa Observed: Discourses of the Imperial Imagination
1974. �The Meaning of Our Work,"
1993. �Europe Upside Down: Fallacies of the New Afrocentrism
1988. �Discourse of Power and Knowledge of Otherness,"
From Tribe to Ethnicity: Kinship and Social Organization
The Nuer: Time and Space
The Illusion of Tribe
Ethnicity in Southern African History
Economics as a Cultural System
Economy Compared with the Bushong
Research on an African Mode of Production
The Cattle of Money and the Cattle of Girls among the Nuer, cf. Smith
Hunter-Gatherers in Africa
The Lesson of the Pygmies
Houses in the Rainforest
Filled with Flies
Foragers, Genuine or Spurious?
Witchcraft, Science and Rationality
Conversations on Rain-making
The Notion of Witchcraft Explains Unfortunate Events
Understanding a Primitive Society
1993. �The Moral Economy of Witchcraft."
Ancestors, Gods, and the Philosophy of Religion
Conversations with Ogotommeli
African Philosophy, Myth and Reality
ancestors as Elders in Africa, cf. Lubkemann, West
Arts, Aesthetics, and Heritage
1972. �Humorous Masks and Serious Politics among the Afikpo Igbo,"
1999. �Art, Identity, Boundaries: Postmodernism and Contemporary African Art,"
As Plato Duly Warned: Music, Politics and Social Change in Costal East Africa
�In Place of Slavery: Fashioning Coastal Identity."
Sex and Gender Studies in Africa
The Economics of Polygamy
"Sitting on a Man"
Virginity Testing: Managing Sexuality in a Maturing HIV/AIDS Epidemic
Europe in Africa: Colonization
The Dual Mandate
How Europe Underdeveloped Africa
The Invention of Tradition in Colonial Africa
Detained: A Writer's Prison Diary
Nations and Nationalism
Negritude: A Humanism of the Twentieth Century
On National Culture
Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Modernity: The Paradox of Mau Mau
The Invisible Face: Masks, Ethnicity, and the State in Cote d'Ivoire
Violent Transformations: Conflict and Displacement
Order and Rebellion in Tribal Africa
"Fighting for the Rainforest"
Sacrifice as Terror: The Rwandan Genocide of 1994
Where to be an Ancestor
Development, Governance and Globalization
"Expectations of Modernity"
Development Aid and Structural Violence: The case of Rwanda
"Culture of Corruption"
"The Politics of the Belly."
" 'Govern Yourselves', Democracy and Carnage in Northern Mozambique"
"Nuer-American Passages"
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