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by D.W. Cohen,E.S. Atieno Odhiambo

eBook Siaya: The Historical Anthropology of an African Landscape (Eastern African Studies) download ISBN: 0852550359
Author: D.W. Cohen,E.S. Atieno Odhiambo
Publisher: James Currey; 4th Paperback Edition edition (February 2, 1989)
Language: English
Pages: 168
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Throughout the book the authors beautifully interlace historical and ethnographic data with pertinent extracts from . E. S. Atieno Odhiambo was a professor of history at Rice University

Throughout the book the authors beautifully interlace historical and ethnographic data with pertinent extracts from contemporary Luo novels, poems, popular songs, newspaper articles, memoirs, and their own personal reminiscences. Beidelman, Anthropos. Atieno Odhiambo was a professor of history at Rice University. He is the author of The Paradox of Collaboration and Other Essays, and Siaya: Politics and Nationalism in East Africa, 1905-1939.

Eisha Stephen Atieno Odhiambo (1945 – 25 February 2009)) was a Kenyan academic, born in Muhoroni . Cohen, David . A. Odhiambo (1989). Siaya: The Historical Anthropology of an African Landscape. Athens: Ohio University Press. ISBN 978-0-8214-0902-2.

Eisha Stephen Atieno Odhiambo (1945 – 25 February 2009)) was a Kenyan academic, born in Muhoroni, known for his contributions to the understanding of dangers inherent in politics of knowledge and sociology of power. Dr Odhiambo was professor of history at Rice University in the United States, where he led in the study of cultures. He was educated at Makerere University in Uganda and the University of Nairobi in Kenya. Rice University profile.

The authors use stories to reveal Siaya, the Luo-speaking area of western Kenya, bringing together ideas and debates which Luo express about their past and present with findings, arguments and questions produced by scholars. For the Luo, what constitutes culture, what is correct behaviour, what is history, are questions that are heavily fought over.

Robert Launay Northwestern University Historical Anthropology of Africa and African diaspora is increasingly gaining a worldwide attention

Robert Launay Northwestern University Historical Anthropology of Africa and African diaspora is increasingly gaining a worldwide attention. The main objective of the volume is to present various manifestations of how the past influences the present in African societies and diaspora communities nowadays.

Home Browse Books Book details, Siaya: The Historical Anthropology of an African. The authors use stories to reveal Siaya, the Luo-speaking area of Western Kenya down near the Lake but still surprisingly vulnerable to drought

Home Browse Books Book details, Siaya: The Historical Anthropology of an African. By David William Cohen, E. Atieno Odhiambo. The authors use stories to reveal Siaya, the Luo-speaking area of Western Kenya down near the Lake but still surprisingly vulnerable to drought. There are the stories of survival by a woman with her carpenter husband in Nairobi, there is the launching of a boat as bride into the Lake and there is the great Boro Christmas disco riot. The book finishes with an Afterword on the burial of the lawyer S. M. Otiono that divided its whole of Kenya.

Atieno Odhiambo and David Cohen. Templates for the Ages: Historical Perspectives Through the Torah's Lenses. Piaget, Critique and Reassessment.

School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 07 December 2011.

I. Forms in the Siaya Landscape (page 9). Read. II. The Construction of Boundaries (page 25). III. The Several Landscapes of Siaya (page 43). IV. The Hunger of Obalo (page 61). V. The Powers of Women (page 85). VI. An Anthropology of the Shadows (page 111).

The authors use stories to reveal Siaya, the Luo-speaking area of western Kenya, bringing together ideas and debates which Luo express about their past and present with findings, arguments and questions produced by scholars. For the Luo, what constitutes culture, what is correct behaviour, what is history, are questions that are heavily fought over. This is one of those rare books that makes students and other interested readers question their own cultural preconceptions and re-examine the concerns of academic disciplines. North America: Ohio U Press; Kenya: EAEP