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The Resource An empire of facts : colonial power, cultural knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914, George R. Trumbull IV

An empire of facts : colonial power, cultural knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914, George R. Trumbull IV

Label
An empire of facts : colonial power, cultural knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914
Title
An empire of facts
Title remainder
colonial power, cultural knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914
Statement of responsibility
George R. Trumbull IV
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Trumbull, George R.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Critical perspectives on empire
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Algeria
  • Islam
  • Public opinion
  • Ethnology
  • Islam
  • Algeria
  • Algeria
  • Political culture
  • Algeria
  • France
Label
An empire of facts : colonial power, cultural knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914, George R. Trumbull IV
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : "sa vie étrange autour de nous" -- Writing like a state : the question of anthropology and the colonial origins of politicized ethnography -- The lies that empire tells itself when times are easy -- "Au coin des rues Diderot et Moïse" : the ethnography of the esoteric and the politics of religious sociability -- "Les mauvais génies dans tous les contes de fées" : the ethnography of popular religion and the fashioning of Algerian primitivism -- "Have you need of a model, he will furnish one on command " : the gendering of morality and the production of difference in colonial ethnography -- Discipline and publish : militant ethnography and crimes against culture
Control code
ocn351325471
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 309 p.
Isbn
9780521734349
Lccn
2009028173
Other physical details
ill., maps
Label
An empire of facts : colonial power, cultural knowledge, and Islam in Algeria, 1870-1914, George R. Trumbull IV
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : "sa vie étrange autour de nous" -- Writing like a state : the question of anthropology and the colonial origins of politicized ethnography -- The lies that empire tells itself when times are easy -- "Au coin des rues Diderot et Moïse" : the ethnography of the esoteric and the politics of religious sociability -- "Les mauvais génies dans tous les contes de fées" : the ethnography of popular religion and the fashioning of Algerian primitivism -- "Have you need of a model, he will furnish one on command " : the gendering of morality and the production of difference in colonial ethnography -- Discipline and publish : militant ethnography and crimes against culture
Control code
ocn351325471
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 309 p.
Isbn
9780521734349
Lccn
2009028173
Other physical details
ill., maps

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