for Kindle Fire, Apple, Android, Nook, Kobo, PC, Mac, BlackBerry ...

New to

Learn more

Lost People

Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar

Lost People by David Graeber
Add to cart
US$ 20.75
(If any tax is payable it will be calculated and shown at checkout.)

Betafo, a rural community in central Madagascar, is divided between the descendants of nobles and descendants of slaves. Anthropologist David Graeber arrived for fieldwork at the height of tensions attributed to a disastrous communal ordeal two years earlier. As Graeber uncovers the layers of historical, social, and cultural knowledge required to understand this event, he elaborates a new view of power, inequality, and the political role of narrative. Combining theoretical subtlety, a compelling narrative line, and vividly drawn characters, Lost People is a singular contribution to the anthropology of politics and the literature on ethnographic writing.

Indiana University Press; September 2007
486 pages; ISBN 9780253116994
Read online, or download in secure PDF format
Title: Lost People
Author: David Graeber
Buy, download and read Lost People (eBook) by David Graeber today!