Notes towards an Anthropology of Political Revolutions

@article{Thomassen2012NotesTA,
  title={Notes towards an Anthropology of Political Revolutions},
  author={Bj{\o}rn Thomassen},
  journal={Comparative Studies in Society and History},
  year={2012},
  volume={54},
  pages={679 - 706}
}
  • B. Thomassen
  • Published 1 July 2012
  • Sociology
  • Comparative Studies in Society and History
Abstract While resistance and rebellion have remained core themes in anthropology at least since the 1960s, anthropologists have paid much less attention to the study of political revolutions as real historical events. Yet there are compelling real-world reasons why they should orient their analytical apparatus and ethnographic efforts towards revolutionary events. This article advances a series of reasons why anthropology can enrich and supplement existing political science and history… 
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