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By Jonathan Xavier Inda

This booklet brings jointly various anthropological writings which are encouraged through the French thinker Michel Foucault and view Foucault’s contribution to present theories of modernity.

  • Treats modernity as an ethnographic item via targeting its concrete manifestations.
  • Tackles problems with vast curiosity: from colonialism and globalization to battle, genetics, and AIDS.
  • Draws on paintings from North and South the US, Europe, Africa, and South and Southeast Asia.
  • Contributors contain James Ferguson, Akhil Gupta, Aihwa Ong, Paul Rabinow, and Rayna Rapp.

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