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Mimics

They came from the north-west, in search of riches: diamonds and the bounties of flourishing trade. Not only did they find them, but they left their mark on the land, as minarets replaced the fluttering  578 more words

British Empire

Graham Jones on his new book, Magic's Reason

http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/M/bo27351943.html

Interview by Dalila Ozier

Dalila Ozier: In this book, you revisit your ethnographic work on French magicians in order to critically examine the ways in which both magicians and anthropologists use the magic concept. 2,442 more words

Weekly Post

Shithole America?

Well… it’s official.

Both the liberal NY TImes editorial board and many Republican politicians in Florida agree: the president of the United States is a racist. 1,333 more words

America

Orientalism

Foundation of post-colonial studies; methodology is post-structuralist.

Discussion Questions:

Let’s start where we left off last week — would you say that what Said has written is a cultural history? 685 more words

Hsci 5970