We are open but due to high demand and courier delays, delivery times are expected to be longer.
0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Ethnology, Myth and Politics: Anthropologizing Croatian Ethnology by Dunja Rihtman-Augustin

The book offers a critical overview of Croatian ethnology written by the most prominent Croatian ethnologist/ anthropologist in the second half of the 20th century - Dunja Rihtman-Augustin (recently deceased). She was the first Croatian ethnologist to break with the long established tradition of diffusionist (culture area) studies of her contemporaries and start to anthropologize Croatian ethnology. This book, compiled and completed by Jasna Capo Zmegac, highlights some crucial remarks with regard to the relationship between ethnology and politics. They are formulated as a series of research questions and problems, including: the role of folk culture as mythomoteur, cannonization of the folk culture, nationalization of the peasants in the 19th century and the role of ethnology. This vividly written text offers an exceptional insight into Croatian ethnological developments in the past century, as well as into crucial ruptures in Croatian society which have had important repercussions on ethnological discipline.

Buy Ethnology, Myth and Politics: Anthropologizing Croatian Ethnology by Dunja Rihtman-Augustin from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781138258921
Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x 0mm)
Pages: 164
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 22-May-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Ethnology, Myth and Politics: Anthropologizing Croatian Ethnology by Dunja Rihtman-Augustin

Book Reviews - Ethnology, Myth and Politics: Anthropologizing Croatian Ethnology by Dunja Rihtman-Augustin

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Ethnology, Myth and Politics: Anthropologizing Croatian Ethnology book by Dunja Rihtman-Augustin and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.