Bushman Myth by Robert J. Gordon
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Bushman Myth
By Robert J. Gordon

The Bushman Myth

The Making of a Namibian Underclass 2nd Revised edition

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Bushman Myth by Robert J. Gordon

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The 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 expos 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 Details

ISBN: 9780813335810
ISBN-10: 0813335817
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 153mm x 25mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Westview Press Inc
Publisher: The Perseus Books Group
Publish Date: 22-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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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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