By Martha Kaplan
Engaging Fijian oral historical past and texts in addition to colonial files, Kaplan resituates Tuka within the movement of indigenous Fijian history-making and rereads the files for an ethnography of British colonizing energy. providing neither unchanging indigenous tradition nor the inevitable hegemony of colonial energy, she describes the dialogic dating among plural, contesting, and altering articulations of either Fijian and colonial culture.
A awesome enthnographic account of energy and that means, Neither shipment nor Cult addresses compelling questions inside anthropological concept. it's going to allure a large viewers between these drawn to colonial and postcolonial societies, ritual and spiritual activities, hegemony and resistance, and the Pacific Islands.
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Neither Cargo nor Cult: Ritual Politics and the Colonial Imagination in Fiji by Martha Kaplan