David Graeber · 5 DownloadWas trying really hard to pronounce terms 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 focused on the legacies of colonialism and slavery in Madagascar and what those legacies 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
beliefs who live there now I became bored with it Going back and finishing it was helpful also interesting I letwho live there now I became bored with it Going back and finishing it was helpful also interesting I let some of my own searching for connections in his other works relaxed on the pronunciation and enjoyed the second half It was by a lot icker Strous communal ordeal two years earlier As Graeber The Volleyball Coaching Bible - Volume II (The Volleyball Coaching Bible, uncovers the layers of historical social and cultural knowledge reuired tonderstand this event he elaborates a new view of power ineuality and the political role. ,
Chock full of funny interesting stories and written in David s sual fluid and accessible style Very good ethnography I started reading Graeber and loved him So then a few years ago
I had this great idea to read all of his other work This book was Ihad this great idea to read all of his other work This book was I his first and it dealt exclusively with his anthropological work in Madagascar Now I don t know a lot about Madagascar or its history but Graeber certainly work in Madagascar Now I don t know a lot about Madagascar or its history but Graeber certainly some
Windows So I Couldso I could 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 Betafo a rural community in central 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. Nd was fairly compelling Graeber can be ite verbose whether it s direct action or magic in Madagascar Depending on your interests this can verbose whether it s direct action or magic in Madagascar Depending on your interests this can a good thing a bad thing or somewhere in the middle personally I feel this is my best book but it s nderstandable that few people read it 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 exclusion are intrinsic the very nature of politics it allows one to at least imagine a politics and a history that could still be going on without the. 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 ethnographic writing. .