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They are partly each others opposites and in that sense mirror each other and therefore depend on each other to really make sense. That is invented neither by western anthropology nor by colonial discourse.

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Jean-Loup Amselle. Mestizo logics: anthropology of identity in Africa and elsewhere

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Ethnie, tribalisme et Etat en Afrique 2 Feb There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. To misinterpret these as real historical facts is to be engaged in colonial politics. And the subsequent creation of new international art biennales in Africa Dakar, Johannesburg, Jeah-loup and other mega-shows in Europe such jean-lou The Short CenturyDocumenta 11 and Africa Remix contributed to the increasing visibility and recognition of contemporary African and African-Diasporic artists within the international art-world.


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He draws both on his own fieldwork from West Africa, but his main achievement seems to be to rewrite history and reread anthropological and historical notions, aided by the framework and analytical tools jewn-loup earlier introduced.

That is, according to Amselle, writing true colonial ethnology.

Fundamentalists tend to project present prevalent ideological pattern to history. Cultural relativism is not able to realize that it is Western anthropology that invents separate ethnic groups as its objects of study. Both layers are like flip sides of the same coin and both dispose of long trajectories in history.

He shows how ethnological reason selects factors from the fields of investigation, cultivates them, and constructs differences which are used to categorize societies or groups when it comes to cultural, political, economical, or religious composites.

There is no book on African art, in which the connections to the West have been analyzed with a similar theoretical rigour and wit. Contact Expand Contact Minimize Contact. Two major journals, Nka—Contemporary African Art and Revue noire, came into being as a direct response to the critical debates sparked by the Magiciens project.

Even amseelle colonialism interrelation of cultures was the norm.

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The concept of mestizo logics, on the other jan-loup, deconstructs many of our assumptions about the peripheral places. Amazon Business Service for business customers.


In the following chapters he shows that many important categories we usually attribute to the so-called tribal peoples in Africa segmentary societies, paganism, illiteracy etc.

In what are these structures or needs within people in West Africa and elsewhere as Amselles subtitle oblige us to consider founded? P lissardKinshasa: While the author repeatedly links the developments in the arts with the globalization discourse in the social sciences, he keeps throughout the whole book jean-lokp rather critical distance to postcolonial theory.

Previous Page 1 2 3 Next Page. Only 5 left in stock – order soon. Jean-Loup Amselle argues elsewhere that cultural transfer would be impossible were it not for the fissures internal to each culture, and suggests that the whole question of identity and alterity needs to be rethought from a double angle: Les mots de la migration 12 Jun Temporarily out of stock.

Les mots de la migration Jun 12, Au coeur de l’ethnie: Amselle identifies as a major weakness and deficit of the postcolonial and postmodern posture the implicit philosophy of an end of history.