After Ethnos




      After Ethnos
For most of the twentieth century, anthropologists understood themselves as ethnographers The art of anthropology was the fieldwork based description of faraway others of how social structures secretly organized the living together of a given society, of how a people had endowed the world surrounding them with cultural meaning While the poetics and politics of anthropology have changed dramatically over the course of a century, the basic equation of anthropology with ethnography as well as the definition of the human as a social and cultural being has remained so evident that the possibility of questioning it occurred to hardly anyone In After Ethnos Tobias Rees endeavors to decouple anthropology from ethnography and the human from society and culture and explores the manifold possibilities of practicing a question based rather than an answer based anthropology that emanates from this decoupling What emerges from Rees s provocations is a new understanding of anthropology as a philosophically and poetically inclined, fieldwork based investigation of what it could mean to be human when the established concepts of the human on which anthropology has been built increasingly fail us. Best Read After Ethnos [ Author ] Tobias Rees [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 192 pages
  • After Ethnos
  • Tobias Rees
  • 20 June 2018
  • 1478000619

10 thoughts on “ After Ethnos

  1. Rick Harrington says:

    I really have no business reading this book, but then again why not I ve struggled with Foucault and Deleuze and all the rest, and this guy provides a handy guide of sorts to such writing Which is not to say he s any easier to read, really, but he does feelgenerous to this hapless reader I will go ahead and credit his copious notes and bibliography as an act of generosity to any...

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