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Beyond DebtIslamic Experiments in Global Finance

Beyond Debt: Islamic Experiments in Global Finance

Daromir Rudnyckyj

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226551920
eISBN:
9780226552118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552118.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Recent economic crises have made the centrality of debt, and the instability it creates, increasingly apparent. This realization has led to calls for change—yet there is little popular awareness of ... More

Guerrilla MarketingCounterinsurgency and Capitalism in Colombia

Guerrilla Marketing: Counterinsurgency and Capitalism in Colombia

Alexander L. Fattal

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226590509
eISBN:
9780226590783
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226590783.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Guerrilla Marketing argues that counterinsurgency and marketing have merged together in Colombia. More specifically the book analyzes a government program to persuade FARC guerrillas to defect from ... More

Knot of the SoulMadness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam

Stefania Pandolfo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226464923
eISBN:
9780226465111
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226465111.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Through a dual engagement with the unconscious in psychoanalysis and Islamic theological-medical reasoning, Stefania Pandolfo’s unsettling and innovative book reflects on the maladies of the soul at ... More

Living in the Stone AgeReflections on the Origins of a Colonial Fantasy

Living in the Stone Age: Reflections on the Origins of a Colonial Fantasy

Danilyn Rutherford

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226570105
eISBN:
9780226570389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226570389.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

Living in the Stone Age scrutinizes a stubborn colonial fantasy: one that has trapped the people of the troubled Indonesian territory of West Papua in the past. The book focuses on the experiences of ... More

Reluctant LandscapesHistorical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

Reluctant Landscapes: Historical Anthropologies of Political Experience in Siin, Senegal

François G. Richard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226252407
eISBN:
9780226252681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226252681.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, African Cultural Anthropology

Reluctant Landscapes analyzes the political history of rural communities in the Siin province (Senegal) over the last 400 years. Much of Africa’s global history has been told from the standpoint of ... More

Savages, Romans, and DespotsThinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Savages, Romans, and Despots: Thinking about Others from Montaigne to Herder

Robert Launay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226575254
eISBN:
9780226575421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226575421.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Theory and Practice

This book examines the ways in which modern Europeans came to understand themselves as such, in comparison to other peoples who were either not modern (in particular to ancient Geeks and Romans) or ... More

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