Conversion and Demonism: Colonial Christian Discourse and Religion in Sri Lanka

@article{Scott1992ConversionAD,
  title={Conversion and Demonism: Colonial Christian Discourse and Religion in Sri Lanka},
  author={David Steven Scott},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  year={1992},
  volume={34},
  pages={331 - 365}
}
  • David Steven Scott
  • Published 1 April 1992
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
Since the publication of Edward Said's Orientalism in 1978, it has been difficult for anthropology to avoid the fact that its own discourse is ever entangled in a whole Western archive. What became clear, of course, was that the categories through which anthropology constructs descriptions and analyses of the social discourses and practices of non-Western peoples are themselves participants in a network of relations of knowledge and power. Interestingly enough, however, whereas the general… 

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