The Bushman Myth
The Making of a Namibian Underclass 2nd Revised edition
Bushman Myth by Robert J. Gordon
Book DescriptionThe revised, updated version of this book includes an analysis of the sweeping political changes in South Africa since its original publcation in 1992. Other new material covers more theoretical issues and contemporary developments in scholarship, including a reconsideration of the film "The Gods Must Be Crazy"; a discussion of "expose ethnography" and its attendant political/moral positioning; and an examination of the political situation in Namibia, with a close study of the near collapse of the Nyae Nyae Development Foundation.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780813335810
(229mm x 153mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 22-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Robert J. Gordon
Fifty Key Anthropologists, Hardback (November 2010)
Surveys the life and work of some of the most influential figures in anthropology. This book represents the diversity of thought within the subject. It contains cross-referencing, a timeline of key dates and schools of thought, and suggestions for further reading. It is of interest to students of anthropology and related subjects.
Ordering Africa, Paperback (June 2010)» View all books by Robert J. Gordon
provides the first comparative overview of the role of anthropology in colonial Africa. With essays exploring metropolitan research institutes, Africans as ethnographers and the transnational features of knowledge production, this volume both consolidates and extends a range of new research questions focusing on the politics of imperial knowledge.
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Author Biography - Robert J. Gordon
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.
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