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How "Natives" Think: About Captain Cook, for Example

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When Western scholars write about non-Western societies, do they inevitably perpetuate the myths of European imperialism? Can they ever articulate the meanings and logics of non-Western peoples? Who has the right to speak for whom? Questions such as these are among the most hotly debated in contemporary intellectual life. In "How "Natives" Think," Marshall Sahlins addresses these issues head on, while building a powerful case for the ability of anthropologists working in the Western tradition to understand other cultures. ...

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How "natives" Think: About Captain Cook, for Example
1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226733692

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How "natives" Think: About Captain Cook, for Example
1995, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226733685

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