Other Histories

Other Histories


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Other Histories by Kirsten Hastrup

The historization of anthropology has entailed a radically new view upon history and the nature of history. This collection of papers from the first conference of the newly formed European Association of Social Anthropologists demonstrate how ways of thinking about history are important features of any production of history, and how cultural concepts enter as forcs of historical causation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415061230
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/17/1992
Series: European Association of Social Anthropologists Series
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.30(d)

Table of Contents

1. Other Histories: An Introduction Kirsten Hastrup, University of Copenhagen. 2. History and the People Without Europe John Davis, University of Oxford. 3. Making History in Southern Italy Thomal Hauschild, University of Cologne. 4. The Gods of the

Gentiles are Demons: The Problem of Pagan Survivals in European Culture Joao de Pina-Cabral, University of Lisbon. 5. Segmentation and Politics in the European Nation-State: Making Sense of Political Events Michael Herzfeld, Harvard University. 6. Dual Histories.

Historical Fact, Traditional Culture: A Mediterranean Problem Anne Knudsen, University of Copenhagen. 7. Uchronia. The Two Histories in Iceland 1400-1800 Kirsten Hastrup, University of Copenhagen. 8. Reflections on Making History Anton Blok, University of


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