Islands of History
Marshall Sahlins centers these essays on islands—Hawaii, Fiji, New Zealand—whose histories have intersected with European history. But he is also concerned with the insular thinking in Western scholarship that creates false dichotomies between past and present, between structure and event, between the individual and society. Sahlins's provocative reflections form a powerful critique of Western history and anthropology.
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Review: Islands of HistoryUser Review - Joshua Buhs - Goodreads
Excellent, and in many ways a model monograph. I read this several times while writing my dissertation, and decided to revisit after a recent vacation to Hawaii. What makes this so good is that ... Read full review
Review: Islands of HistoryUser Review - Achille M - Goodreads
When anthropology meets dialectics Read full review