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Knowledge Practices

The Ethnographic Present: A Reinvention

Museums and Festivals: Notes on the Poetics and Politics of Representation Conference, The Smithsonian Institution, September 26–28, 1988, Ivan Karp and Steven Levine, Organizers

Analyzing a Speech Event: The Bush-Rather Exchange A (not very) Dramatic Dialogue

Welfare, the Social, and the Individual in Interwar Italy

Ethnic Protest and Social Planning: A Look at Basque Language Revival

The Art of Being Indirect: Talking about Politics in Brazil

Band-Level Eden: A Mystifying Chimera

Dyssimulation: Reflexivity, Narrative, and the Quest for Authenticity in “Living History”

“Speaking with Names”: Language and Landscape among the Western Apache

Introduction: Place and Voice in Anthropological Theory

Commentary: Concrete Topographies

Putting Hierarchy in Its Place

Scientific Dialogue and Critical Hermeneutics

Genre, Motive, and Metaphor: Conditions for Creativity in Ritual Language

Reflecting on the Yanomami: Ethnographic Images and the Pursuit of the Exotic


"Then What Have I to Do with Thee?": On Identity, Fieldwork, and Ethnographic Knowledge

The Migration of a Name: Reflections on Alexander in Africa

Introduction: Beyond the Debates of the Seventies

Deception and Evolutionary Biology

Speaking of Tradition and Modernity: A Review Essay on <i>Habits of the Heart</i> and Other Recent Works on American Culture

Transformations of Disciplines through Their Texts: An Edited Transcription of a Talk to the Seminar on the Diversity of Language and the Structure of Power and an Ensuing Discussion at the University of Pennsylvania

Cultural Relativism and the Future of Anthropology

Rice Circle Debates: Two Voices