Transatlantic parallaxes: Toward reciprocal anthropology

Anne Raulin, Susan Carol Rogers

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    Anthropological inquiry developed around the study of the exotic. Now that we live in a world that seems increasingly familiar, putatively marked by a spreading sameness, anthropology must re-envision itself. The emergence of diverse national traditions in the discipline offers one intriguing path. This volume, the product of a novel encounter of American anthropologists of France and French anthropologists of the United States, explores the possibilities of that path through an experiment in the reciprocal production of knowledge. Simultaneously native subjects, foreign experts, and colleagues, these scholars offer novel insights into each other's societies, juxtaposing glimpses of ourselves and a familiar "others" to productively unsettle and enrich our understanding of both.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    PublisherBerghahn Books
    Number of pages237
    ISBN (Electronic)9781782386643
    ISBN (Print)9781782386636
    StatePublished - Oct 15 2015

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Social Sciences


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