Anthropology Goes to the Fair: The 1904 Louisiana Purchase by Nancy J. Parezo PDF

By Nancy J. Parezo

ISBN-10: 0803227965

ISBN-13: 9780803227965

ISBN-10: 0803237596

ISBN-13: 9780803237599

World’s festivals and business expositions constituted a phenomenally profitable pop culture circulation in the course of the 19th and 20th centuries. as well as the latest technological concepts, each one exposition showcased advertisement and cultural shows, leisure concessions, nationwide and company screens of wealth, and indigenous peoples from the colonial empires of the host country.
 
As scientists claiming really good wisdom approximately indigenous peoples, specifically American Indians, anthropologists used expositions to advertise their quest for pro prestige and authority. Anthropology is going to the Fair takes readers in the course of the 1904 Louisiana buy Exposition to work out how anthropology, as conceptualized by means of W J McGee, the 1st president of the yankee Anthropological organization, showcased itself via courses, static screens, and residing indicates for thousands of individuals  “to convey every one 1/2 the area how the opposite part lives.” greater than thousand local peoples negotiated and portrayed their very own agendas in this global degree. The reader will see how anthropology itself was once replaced within the process.

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