Islands of History by Marshall Sahlins

By Marshall Sahlins

Marshall Sahlins facilities those essays on islands—Hawaii, Fiji, New Zealand—whose histories have intersected with ecu background. yet he's additionally serious about the insular considering in Western scholarship that creates fake dichotomies among earlier and current, among constitution and occasion, among the person and society. Sahlins's provocative reflections shape a robust critique of Western historical past and anthropology.

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