Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State by Michael Herzfeld [ Herzfeld, Michael. Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the. Cultural Intimacy draws on the author’s own extensive fieldwork in Greece, Herzfeld explores many topics – from sheep-thieves to flight attendants, from the. In this new updated edition, Herzfeld includes more discussion about what cultural intimacy has come to mean for other authors and researchers, and how it can.

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But who sets the boundary between importance and mereness? From his earliest days in the discipline, Michael Herzfeld has shown an inordinate interest in theory. Mikhail The Dialogic imagination. Structural Nostalgia Time and the Oath.

Eric Hobsbawm and Terence Ranger. This site uses cookies. This is less usefully described culturap a displacement of the real by empty signs, as Baudrillard Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism.

Other editions – View all Cultural Intimacy: Binarism and other essentialism play important parts of social life, and thus should be embraced by ethnography.

Other books, like Anthropology through the Looking-Glass: Herzfeld explores many topics – from sheep-thieves to flight attendants, from the banality of polite chit-chat to the divine vengeance invoked against perjury, and from the personal styles of coffeehouse and barroom to the politics of academia.


Chapter Three Of Definitions and Boundaries. Cultural Intimacy draws on the author’s own extensive fieldwork in Greece, as well as on a wide range of comparisons from the United States, Africa, Western Europe, and elsewhere.

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Language in Society Cultural Intimacy and the Meaning of Europe. Michael Herzfeld is Ernest E. Annual Review ofAnthmpology Critique ofthe Judgement ofTaste.

The Practice of Stereotypes. Social Poetics in the Nation-State. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Nations and Nationalism Since My library Help Advanced Book Search. Book titles OR Journal titles. Selected pages Title Page. Theoretical Practice in Culture and Society. In The lnvention of Tradition. Michael Herzfeld, Cultural Intimacy: Symbolic Action in Human Society.

Social poetics in theory and practice regular guys and irregular practices. Herzfeld rejects the notion that such atavistic appearing behavior represents an embracing of modernity.

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Pnt quite simply, it is that the official devalnation of the culture of the conquered may become a source of secret pride. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Email required Address never made public. My library Help Advanced Book Search.


Page 9, Underline Red: My library Help Advanced Book Search. His past fieldwork has focused on Greece, and he is currently researching gentrification and management of the past in Thailand. Social Poetics in the Nation-state Anthropology, cultural studies. Account Options Sign in. Structural nostalgia time and the oath in the mountain villages of Crete.

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Other editions – View all Cultural Intimacy: National history, like Levi-Straussian myth, retroactively elides experiential time in the name of generic time. Michael Holmquist, Austin: In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Account Options Sign in. Iintimacy and the Oath in the Mountain Villages of Crete.

Toward a Militant Middle Ground? Chapter One Introducing Cultural Intimacy. Page 15, Highlight Cyan: Page 21, Highlight Cyan: