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Apologies to Thucydides Understanding History as Culture and Vice Versa
ISBN: PB: 9780226103822, ISBN: HB: 9780226734002, University of Chicago Press, November 2013
320 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm , 19 halftones, 9 maps, 13 line drawings
Thucydides' classic work on the history of the Peloponnesian War is the root of Western conceptions of history – including the idea that Western history is the foundation of everyone else's. Here, Marshall Sahlins takes on Thucydides and the concepti...
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Confucius Institutes Academic Malware
ISBN: PB: 9780984201082, Prickly Paradigm Press, November 2015
64 pp., 17.7x11.4 cm
In recent years, "Confucius Institutes" have sprung up on more than four hundred and fifty campuses worldwide, including nearly one hundred across the United States. At first glance, this seems like a benefit for everyone concerned. The colleges and...
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Waiting for Foucault, Still
ISBN: PB: 9780971757509, University of Chicago Press, August 2002
96 pp., 20.3x12.7 cm
First devised as after-dinner entertainment at a decennial meeting of the Association of Social Anthropologists in Great Britain, and first published by Prickly Pear Press in 1993, this expanded edition of "Waiting for Foucault" represents some of th...
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What Kinship Is-And Is Not
ISBN: PB: 9780226214290, ISBN: HB: 9780226925127, University of Chicago Press, August 2014
120 pp., 21.6x13.9 cm
In this pithy two-part essay, Marshall Sahlins reinvigorates the debates on what constitutes kinship, building on some of the best scholarship in the field to produce an original outlook on the deepest bond humans can have. Covering thinkers from Ari...
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What the Foucault?
ISBN: PB: 9780996635547, Prickly Paradigm Press, February 2018
94 pp., 17.8x11.4 cm
This is the long-awaited fifth edition of Marshall Sahlins' classic series of bon mots, ruminations, and musings on the ancients, anthropology, and much else in between. It's been twenty-five years since Sahlins first devised some after-dinner entert...
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On Kings
ISBN: PB: 9780986132506, HAU, February 2018
220 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
In anthropology as much as in popular imagination, kings are figures of fascination and intrigue, heroes or tyrants in ways presidents and prime ministers can never be. This collection of essays by two of the world's most distinguished anthropologist...
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