By Jan van Bremen,Akitoshi Shimizu
What this assortment demonstrates is that colonialism used to be not just a Western phenomenon, yet 'Eastern' to boot. And that jap or chinese language anthropologists have been additionally engaged in learning topic peoples.
But at any place they have been and whoever they have been anthropologists continually had a fancy and complicated courting with the colonial kingdom. The latter observed a few anthropologists' sympathy for 'the natives' as a chance, whereas however anthropological wisdom was once used for the educational of colonial officials.
The impression of the colonial scenario at the formation of anthropological theories is a vital if no longer simply responded query, and the comparability of stories in Asia provided during this ebook extra is helping to light up this complicated relationship.
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Anthropology and Colonialism in Asia: Comparative and Historical Colonialism (Anthropology of Asia) by Jan van Bremen,Akitoshi Shimizu