Of Revelation and Revolution by Jean Comaroff
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Of Revelation and Revolution
By Jean Comaroff

Of Revelation and Revolution

Christianity, Colonialism and Consciousness in South Africa v. 1 2nd

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Of Revelation and Revolution by Jean Comaroff

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"Defining their enterprise as more in the direction of poetics than of prosaics, the Comaroffs free themselves to analyze a vivid series of images and events as objects of analysis. These they mine for clues to the 19th-century contents of the British imagination and of Tswana minds. They are themselves imagining the imagination of others, and they do the job with characteristic aplomb...The first volume creates an appetite for the second." Sally Falk Moore, "American Anthropologist"

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226114422
ISBN-10: 0226114422
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 149mm x 27mm)
Pages: 434
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-May-1991
Country of Publication: United States

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