Reversed Gaze: An African Ethnography of American Anthropology

Reversed Gaze: An African Ethnography of American Anthropology

by Mwenda Ntarangwi

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780252077692
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
Publication date: 11/01/2010
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Mwenda Ntarangwi is an associate professor of anthropology at Calvin College and the author of East African Hip Hop: Youth Culture and Globalization and Gender Identity and Performance.

Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments xv

1 Imagining Anthropology, Encountering America 1

2 Tripping on Race, Training Anthropologists 24

3 Of Monkeys, Africans, and the Pursuit of the Other 52

4 Remembering Home, Contrasting Experiences 78

5 Mega-Anthropology: The AAA Annual Meetings 101

6 A New Paradigm for Twenty-First-Century Anthropology? 126

Notes 153

Bibliography 165

Index 177

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