ANTB19H3 Lecture Notes - Manifest Destiny, Ethnography, Modern Warfare
Key concepts: colonial rule; participant observation; cultural translation and. Idiomatic speech, objectivity: colonial rule and its aftermath. Nineteenth-century administrative and bureaucratic interventions came to play a disruptive role in the lives of people around the world, as they were reconstituted as subjects of colonial rule and emerging nation states. During the first half of the twentieth century, the breakup of empires spawned large-scale displacements of people. Ww 1 was followed by violence of various forms: structural violence of poverty and the threat of starvation, racist ideologies that led to terror and discrimination, ethno-nationalist exclusions orchestrated by emerging states and empires. Ex: manifest destiny; based on a notion of nationality which is built around what people claim as their ethnological group. Ex: germany, the rise of the nationalist party. Canadian example: quebec, nationalist pride: modern warfare. Evans-pritchard, a british anthropologist, goes to work in the anglo-egyptian.