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Focused on the legacies "OF COLONIALISM AND SLAVERY IN MADAGASCAR AND WHAT THOSE "colonialism and slavery in Madagascar and what those have meant for the people and their rituals and beliefs who live there now I became bored with it Going back and finishing it was helpful and also interesting I let go with it Going back and finishing it was helpful and also interesting I let go of my own searching for connections in his other works relaxed on the pronunciation and njoyed the second half It was by a lot uicker and was fairly compelling Graeber can be uite verbose whether it s direct action or magic in Madagascar Depending on your interests this can
Be A Good Thing a good thing bad thing or somewhere in the middl. Of narrative Combining theoretical subtlety a compelling narrative line and vividly drawn characters Lost People is a singular contribution to the anthropology of politics and the literature on thnographic writing. Chock full of funny
INTERESTING STORIES AND WRITTEN IN DAVIDstories and written in David usual fluid and accessible style Very good thnography One of the most lively anthropologists who really makes real human beings and their blood and pulse and veins come aliverather than assuming that power and xclusion are intrinsic the very nature of
politics it allows one to at least imagine a politics and a history that could still be goingit allows one to at least imagine a politics and a history that could still be going without them personally I feel this is my best book but it s understandable that few people read it I started reading Graeber and loved him So then
a few years ago I had thi. Betafo a rural community infew years ago I had thi. Betafo a rural community in Madagascar is divided between the descendants of nobles and descendants of slaves Anthropologist David Graeber arrived for fieldwork at the height of tensions attributed to a disa. .
S great idea to read all of his other work This book was I think his first and it dealt xclusively with his anthropological work in Madagascar Now I don t know a lot about Madagascar or its history but Graeber certainly opened some windows so I could get a better picture Then after reading about half of it I put the book down for two years or so Recently I went back and finished it Originally I
WAS TRYING REALLY HARD TO PRONOUNCEtrying really hard to pronounce people and places correctly in my head which slowed me down And then I wasn t sure if I was being correct So seeing that the book was pretty narrowly. Strous communal ordeal two years arlier As Graeber uncovers the
LAYERS OF HISTORICAL SOCIAL AND CULTURALof historical social and cultural reuired to understand this vent he laborates a new view of power ineuality and the political role.