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Archeology of Violence

ISBN-10: 1584350938

ISBN-13: 9781584350934

Edition: 2010

Authors: Pierre Clastres, Eduardo Viveiros de Castro, Jeanine Herman

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List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Semiotexte/Smart Art
Publication date: 10/8/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Pierre Clastres (1934-1977) was a French anthropologist and ethnologist who in the wake of the events of May '68, helped overturn anthropological orthodoxy in the 1970s. His books include Society Against the State (1974) and Chronicle of the Guayaki Indians (1972). Eduardo Viveiros de Castro is a Brazilian anthropologist and a professor at the National Museum of the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.

Introduction
The Last Frontier
Savage Ethnography (on Yanoama)
The Highpoint of the Cruise
Of Ethnocide
Myths and Rites of South American Indians
Power in Primitive Societies
Freedom, Misfortune, the Unnameable
Primitive Economy
The Return to Enlightenment
Marxists and Their Anthropology
Archeology of Violence: War in Primitive Societies
Sorrows of the Savage Warrior
Sources
Notes
Bibliography