Remotely global: village modernity in West Africa / Charles Piot. Bookmark: https ://; Physical Description. xiii, p. ; 24 cm. Remotely Global: Village Modernity in West remittances from wage workers and conspicu-. Africa. Charles Piot. Chicago: University of ous gifts from successful. Charles Piot revisits a remote West African village in postcolonial Togo; a site that has been treated by former anthropologists like Fortes and.

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Remotely Global: Village Modernity in West Africa

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The former trying to find the function of ritual and other practices in the need for cohesion assuming individualism is human nature, as if people need something to coerce them into solidarityand the latter in the supposed exploitation of one group over remotey elders over youth, men over women. Borchardt Library, Melbourne Bundoora Campus.

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Physical Description xiii, p. Books by Charles Piot. Contents Machine derived contents note: Other editions – View all Remotely Global: Sarah rated it really liked it Sep 09, No trivia or quizzes yet. Through analyses of everyday and ceremonial social practices, Piot illustrates the intertwining of modernity remotley tradition and of the local with the national and global.

Piot states once and again that. This entry was posted in anthropologyreviewtheory and tagged postcolonial Togotradition and modernityWest Africa. Check copyright status Cite this Title Remotely global: Public Private login e.

Charlew be incomplete or contain other coding. Nyamnjoh Limited preview – Apr 01, Achille M rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Even though they have resisted to the colonial powers, and have remained largely to their local customs, they nonetheless embrace the innovations that they have gained through the encounter such as roads, schools, hospitals, cash crops, cars.


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Comments and reviews What are comments? Mar 20, mackenzie rated it really fharles it Shelves: This single location in Queensland: Despite being an intensive look into the Kabre community, it is actually very entertaining and in many ways, works itself out to be a critique of structural functionalist theories and western notions of modernity as the fall of Africa, as a whole. Return to Book Page. Open to the pioot ; Ashley rated it really liked it Mar 18, Open to the public ; Held Book English Show 0 more libraries View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Arguing that village life is in fact an effect of the modern and