ISBN-10:
0813335817
ISBN-13:
9780813335810
Pub. Date:
02/01/2000
Publisher:
Westview Press
The Bushman Myth: The Making Of A Namibian Underclass / Edition 2

The Bushman Myth: The Making Of A Namibian Underclass / Edition 2

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ISBN-13: 9780813335810
Publisher: Westview Press
Publication date: 02/01/2000
Series: Conflict and Social Change Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 367
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Robert Gordon is professor of anthropology at the University of Vermont. Stuart Sholto-Douglas is a doctoral candidate at Rice University. Robert Gordon is professor of anthropology at the University of Vermont. Stuart Sholto-Douglas is a doctoral candidate at Rice University.

Table of Contents

* The Bushmen: A Merger of Fantasy and Nightmare Whats In A Name? * Locating the Bushmen * Bushman Copper and Autonomy * The Incorporation of Bushmen into the World System * Classifying Bushmen: Itinerant Scientists The Colonial Presence * The Imposition of the Colonial State * The Bushman Plague of 1911 * From Policy to Practice * Bushman Hunts and Bushman Gangs The Sacred Trust * South African Rapprochement * Laboring Legitimacy * Beyond the Police Zone: Disrupting the Labor Supply * Extending Administrative Control: Bushmen Reserved * Reaction and Counterreaction * Bushmen Tamed: Life on the Farm * Academics on the Attack: Ethnological Influence on Bushman Policy Bushmen Iconified * Creating Bushmanland: Anthropology Triumphant? * Bushmen Obscured: Farms, Parks, and Reserves * Bushmanland Fabricated * Denouement: Captives of the Image of Wild Bushmen Have We Met The Enemy And Is It Us? * On Vulnerability and Violence * The Culture of Terror and the Inevitability of Violence

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