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By James Clifford

ISBN-10: 0674698428

ISBN-13: 9780674698420

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ISBN-13: 9780674698437

The crisis of Culture is a serious ethnography of the West in its altering family with different societies. examining cultural practices comparable to anthropology, shuttle writing, gathering, and museum monitors of tribal paintings, Clifford indicates authoritative bills of different methods of lifestyles to be contingent fictions, now actively contested in postcolonial contexts. In discussions of ethnography, surrealism, museums, and emergent tribal arts, Clifford probes the past due twentieth-century difficulty of residing concurrently inside of, among, and after culture.

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