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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Pnt quite simply, it is that the official devalnation of the culture of the conquered may become a source of secret pride. An Analysis ofConcepts ofPollution andTaboo. Social Poetics in the Nation-state Anthropology, cultural studies. Other editions – View all Cultural Intimacy: His first book, Ours Once More: New York and London: Page 10, Highlight Cyan: Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.

Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State – Michael Herzfeld – Google Books

Urmson and Marina Sbisa, Cambridge, Mass.: Social Poetics in the Nation-State. Page 18, Highlight Cyan: Herzfeld is former editor of American Ethnologist.

He is the recipient of numerous grants, prizes, and awards and has lectured and taught at universities around the world. Time and the Oath in the Mountain Villages of Crete. Social Poetics in the Nation-state.


In a similar vein, he is also able to reconcile the anticlericalism of Cretan shepherds with their reverence and respect for sacred oaths administered by priests. Center for Psychosocial Studies. Culural site uses cookies. In theprocess, I argue that state ideologies and the rhetorics of everydaysocial life are revealingly similar, both in how they make theirclaims and in what they arc used to achieve.

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Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-state – Michael Herzfeld – Google Books

cultrual Page 17, Highlight Cyan: View freely available titles: But, like all classificatory devices, they can also become a substitute for thinking: His past fieldwork has focused on Greece, and he is currently researching gentrification and management of the past in Thailand. Herzfeld explores many topics – from sheep-thieves to flight attendants, from the banality of polite chit-chat to the divine The Role of Performance in the Ethnography of Speaking.

Critique ofthe Judgement ofTaste. Page 21, Highlight Cyan: Michael Herzfeld Limited preview – It is important to note, however, that these binarisms act as convenient ways of describing the world, and should not be used as or confused with an abstract theoretical position.

To do so means looking for it among all segments of the population, for all are implicated.


Similar to boundary work? Regular Guys and Irregular Itnimacy. It therebyconvertsrevolution into conformity, represents ethnic cleansing as nationalconsensus and cultural hOlnogeneity, and recasts the sordid terrorsof emergence into a seductive immortality. To shrug off binarism as a structuralist conceit is a mistake. In Lenin and Philosophy and the Other Essays.

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Herzfeld—Cultural Intimacy

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social herfzeld resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Language in Society kntimacy My library Help Advanced Book Search. Such questions underscore a key point of this book: Exploring what he calls “creative dissent” within the seemingly seamless fabric of the nation-state, he strives to understand how people “can negotiate the terrain of social identity and daily life in the…modern nation-state, and how they can be fiercely patriotic and just as fiercely rebellious at the same time” Page 7, Highlight Cyan: