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What was socialism, and what comes next?
Among the first anthropologists to work in Eastern Europe, Katherine Verdery had built up a significant base of ethnographic and historical expertise when the major political transformations in theExpand
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The Political Lives of Dead Bodies: Reburial and Postsocialist Change
Since 1989, scores of bodies across Eastern Europe have been exhumed and brought to rest in new gravesites. Katherine Verdery investigates why certain corpses-the bodies of revolutionary leaders,Expand
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What Was Socialism, and What Comes Next?
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Theorizing socialism: a prologue to the “transition”
The startling transformations of eastern European polities during 1989 offer anthropologists a remarkable opportunity: firsthand observation of the “transition from socialism,” the process by whichExpand
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Talking the Nation and Inventing the State: Intellectual Practice in Ceausescu's Romania@@@National Ideology under Socialism: Identity and Cultural Politics in Ceausescu's Romania.
The current transformation of many Eastern European societies is impossible to understand without comprehending the intellectual struggles surrounding nationalism in the region. AnthropologistExpand
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Thinking between the Posts: Postcolonialism, Postsocialism, and Ethnography after the Cold War
Lenin spoke at the Second Congress of 1920 to multiple audiences. In continuity with the First International, he spoke in the utopian language of Bolshevism, of the successful revolutionaryExpand
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Property in Question Value Transformation in the Global Economy
Introduction: Raising Questions about Property Caroline Humphrey and Katherine Verdery Part I: The 'Things' of Property Bodily Transactions: Regulating a New Space of Flows in 'Bio-Information'Expand
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Whither nation' and nationalism'?
Analyse des concepts de nation et de nationalisme : place et role dans le systeme politique global et la stratification sociale. Le nationalisme est l'utilisation politique du symbole de la nation aExpand
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The anthropology of politics : a reader in ethnography, theory, and critique
Follow up what we will offer in this article about anthropology of politics a reader in ethnography theory and critique. You know really that this book is coming as the best seller book today. So,Expand
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