Breaking Boundaries: Varieties of Liminality

Breaking Boundaries: Varieties of Liminality

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ISBN-13: 9781785337499
Publisher: Berghahn Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Bjørn Thomassen is Associate Professor in the Department of Society and Globalisation, Roskilde University, and is a founding editor of the journal International Political Anthropology. His recent publications include Liminality and the Modern: Living Through the In-Between (Ashgate 2014), and the edited collection Global Rome: Changing Faces of the Eternal City (Indiana University Press, 2014).

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Introduction: Liminality and the Search for Boundaries

Harald Wydra, Bjørn Thomassen, and Agnes Horvath

PART I: FRAMING LIMINALITY

Chapter 1. Liminality and Experience: Structuring transitory situations and transformative events

Arpad Szakolczai

Chapter 2. Thinking with Liminality: To the Boundaries of an Anthropological Concept

Bjørn Thomassen

PART II: LIMINALITY AND THE SOCIAL

Chapter 3. Inbetweenness and Ambivalence

Bernhard Giesen

Chapter 4. The Genealogy of Political Alchemy: the technological invention of identity change

Agnes Horvath

Chapter 5. Critical Processes and Political Fluidity: a Theoretical Appraisal

Michel Dobry

Chapter 6. Liminality and the Frontier Myth in the Building of the American Empire

Stephen Mennell

Chapter 7. On the Margins of the Public and the Private: Louis XIV at Versailles

Peter Burke

PART III: LIMINALITY AND THE POLITICAL

Chapter 8. Liminality, the execution of Louis XVI and the rise of terror during the French Revolution

Camil Roman

Chapter 9. In Search of Antistructure: The Meaning of Tahrir Square in Egypt’s Ongoing Social Drama

Mark Allen Peterson

Chapter 10. Liminality and Democracy

Harald Wydra

Chapter 11. Liminality and Postcommunism: The Twenty-First Century as the Subject of History

Richard Sakwa

Chapter 12. The Challenge of Liminality for International Relations Theory

Maria Malksoo

Notes on Contributors

Index

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