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Life among the Anthros and Other Essays
Clifford Geertz
Edited by Fred Inglis

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Introduction: The Comic Vision of Cliff ord Geertz 1

Part I: Sages and Anthropologists
1967 On Malinowski 15
1969 On Gandhi 21
1978 On Foucault 29
1992 On Genet 39
2001 Ethnography in China 47

Part II: Islams and the Fluidity of Nations
1971 In Search of North Africa 61
1975 Mysteries of Islam 71
1985 The Last Arab Jews 81
1989 House Painting: Toutes Directions 88
1990 On Feminism 101
2000 Indonesia: Starting Over 112
2001 On the Devastation of the Amazon 123
2003 Which Way to Mecca? Part I 135
2003 Which Way To Mecca? Part II 145
2005 On the State of the World 157

Part III: Th e Idea of Order: Last Lectures
2001 Th e Near East in the Far East 169
2002 An Inconstant Profession 185
2004 What Is a State If It Is Not a Sovereign? 200
2005 Shifting Aims, Moving Targets 219
2005 What Was the Th ird World Revolution? 236

Acknowledgments and Editorial Details 253
Notes 255
Index 265

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