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History, Power, Ideology: Central Issues in Marxism and Anthropology
Does Marxism reflect uncritically the conceptual system it fights against, rather than a truly comprehensive approach to human history? Drawing on innovative work in anthropology, history and philosophy, Professor Donham confronts this problem in analyzing a radically different social order: the former Maale kingdom of southern Ethiopia. Unlike capitalism, where inequality ...more
Hardcover, 254 pages
Published August 31st 1990 by Cambridge University Press
(first published 1990)
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It was an ethnography of Africa. If he was trying to filter his ethnography through the lens of Marxist theory, he didn't do very well, IMO. But then I could only get through half the book or so as I wanted Marxist theory used in Anthropology specifically for a paper.