Remotely global: village modernity in West Africa / Charles Piot. Bookmark: https ://; Physical Description. xiii, p. ; 24 cm. Remotely Global: Village Modernity in West remittances from wage workers and conspicu-. Africa. Charles Piot. Chicago: University of ous gifts from successful. Charles Piot revisits a remote West African village in postcolonial Togo; a site that has been treated by former anthropologists like Fortes and.
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Open to the public ; One of the most striking aspects of Kabre culture is undoubtedly their distinct way of engendering not only subjects but also domains, space, food, and labor. Login to add to list. Email required Address never made public. Related resource Table of contents at http: Katie rated it it was ok Jan 24, These 2 locations in New South Wales: Thankfully written with confidence and clarity.
Charles Piot: Remotely Global (ch. 1) – Electric Territorialities
Acknowledgments Note on Kabre Orthography 1. Through analyses of everyday and ceremonial social practices, Piot illustrates the intertwining of modernity with tradition and of the local with the national and cyarles. Books by Charles Piot. La Trobe University Library.
The University of Sydney. However, he warns us not to romanticize their solidarity reinforced through endless gift giving to one another. This applies to both structural-functionalist and Ccharles Africanist anthropology.
Remotely Global: Village Modernity in West Africa by Charles Piot
Arguing that village life is in fact an effect of the modern and the global, Charles Piot suggests that Kabre culture is shaped as much by colonial and postcolonial history as by anything “indigenous” or local.
The task of reflexivity in ethnograhy, ironically, is a yet another product of modernity. These 10 locations in All: These 3 locations in South Australia: However, it should be noted that, though Kabre employs binaries to separate, they see each part as complementary rather than oppositional to one another.
Once boundaries are drawn between the demarcated sphere, everybody recognizes and fulfills their own part of social roles in ceremonies, cultivations, food preparations etc.
Accordingly, Kabre strives to demarcate categories, mostly through exchange and ritual, in almost all aspects of their lives including their cosmological, social and environmental worlds. Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 2 of 3. Togo — Politics and government. Dec 06, Dave Allen rated it really liked it.
Arguing that village life is in fact an effect of the modern and the global, Charles Piot suggests that Kabre culture is shaped as much by colonial and postcolonial history as by anything “indigenous” or local. Amal rated it liked it Feb 21, Aubrey Frazzitta rated it it was amazing May 28, Guri Hagen rated it liked it Jul 29, Robm rated it it was ok Dec 21, David rated it liked it Jul 31, Kabre African people — Social life and customs.
Remotely Global: Village Modernity in West Africa
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