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Knowledge Practices

Individualism, Holism, and the Market Mentality: Notes on the Recollections of a Chinese Entrepreneur

Out of Anthropology: The Anthropologist as an Object of Dramatic Representation

Exceptional Experiences in Everyday Life

Postmodernism and the Public Sphere: Implications for an Historical Ethnography

Myth, History, and Political Identity

Interpretation and Vision: A Critique of Cryptopositivism

The Decomposition of an Event

Speculations upon the Origin of Elementary Structures

The Country and the City on the Copperbelt

Against Ethnography

Picturing Aborigines: A Review Essay on After Two Hundred Years: Photographic Essays on Aboriginal and Islander Australia Today. Edited by Penny Taylor for the Australian Institute of Aboriginal Studies. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press, 1988

Missing the Revolution: Anthropologists and the War in Peru

American Academic Journal Editing in the Great Bourgeois Cultural Revolution of Late 20th-Century Postmodernity: The Case of Cultural Anthropology

Challenge to Authority: Bakhtin and Ethnographic Description

Ethnology Brazilian Style

The HRAF as Radical Text?

Some Quotes as Queries Pertaining to Bourdieu's Own Scholastic Point of View

Our Master, Our Brother: Lévi-Strauss's Debt to Rousseau

Montaigne and the Cannibals: Toward a Redefinition of Exoticism

The Dialectics of Deeds and Words: Or Anti-the-Antis (and the Anti-Antis)

Consuming Culture (Genuine and Spurious) as Style

The Ethnographic Present: A Reinvention

Museums and Festivals: Notes on the Poetics and Politics of Representation Conference, The Smithsonian Institution, September 26–28, 1988, Ivan Karp and Steven Levine, Organizers

Analyzing a Speech Event: The Bush-Rather Exchange A (not very) Dramatic Dialogue

Welfare, the Social, and the Individual in Interwar Italy

Ethnic Protest and Social Planning: A Look at Basque Language Revival

The Art of Being Indirect: Talking about Politics in Brazil

Dyssimulation: Reflexivity, Narrative, and the Quest for Authenticity in “Living History”

Band-Level Eden: A Mystifying Chimera

“Speaking with Names”: Language and Landscape among the Western Apache