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“What is the historical fact?” Western political quarterly 7:327-340. Braudel, Fernand. 1982. On history. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Eley, Geoff. 2005. A crooked line: from cultural history to the history of society. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Corbin, Alain. 1998. Village Bells: The culture of the sense in the 19th century French countryside. New York: Columbia University Press. Burke, Peter. The French historical revolution: the Annales School 1929-89. Stanford: Stanford University Iggers, Georg. 2005. Historiography in the twentieth century: from scientific objectivity to the postmodern challenge. Middletown: Wesleyan University Press. Jameson, Fredric. 2003. “The end of temporality.” Critical Inquiry. Macfarlane, Alan. 1977. “Historical Anthropology.” Frazer Lecture- Cambridge Anthropology 3(3). 1-17. Scott, Joan. 1991. “The evidence of experience.” Critical inquiry 17(4):773-797. Collingwood, R.G. 1994. The idea of history. New York: Oxford University Press. Hunt, Lynn. 1989. The new cultural history. Los Angeles: University of California Press. Hunt, Lynn. 1986. “French history in the last twenty years: the rise and fall of the Annales paradigm. Journal of contemporary history 21:209-244. White, Hayden. 1975. Metahistory: the historical imagination in 19th century Europe. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Hunt, Lynn et. Al. 1994. Telling the truth about history. Anthropology & History: Core Texts, Core Theory Axel, Brian Keith. 2002. From the margins: historical anthropology and its futures. Durham: Duke University Press. Asad, Talal. 1995.”From the history of colonial anthropology to the history of western hegemony.” In The anthropology of politics reader. Malden: Blackwell. Cohn, Bernard. 1998. An anthropologist among the historians and other essays. New York: Oxford University Press. Cohen, David William. 1996. “Historical anthropology: discerning the rules of the game.” Focaal 26, 65-67. Comaroff, Jean and John (eds.). 1992. Ethnography and the historical imagination. Boulder: Westview. Dirks, Nicholas. 1996. “Is vice versa? Historical anthropologies and anthropological histories.” In T. McDonald (ed.), The historical turn in the human sciences, 17-51. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Ginzburg, Carlo. 1989. “The inquisitor as anthropology.” In Clues, myths, and the historical method. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 156-221. Ginzburg, Carlo. 1993. “Microhistory: two or three things that I know about it.” Critical inquiry 20:10-35. Ginzburg, Carol. 1992. The cheese and the worms: the cosmos of a sixteenth-century miller. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Kalb, Don, Hans Marks, Herman Tak. 1996. “Historical anthropology and anthropological history: two distinct programs.” Focaal 26:5-13.

Historical Anthropology - Comprehensive Exam Reading List Levi-Strauss, Claude. 1966. “Time regained.” In The Savage Mind. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 217-269. Mintz, Sidney and Eric Wolf. 1989. “Reply to Michael Taussig.” Critique of anthropology 9:2541. Ortner, Sherry. 1999. The fate of culture: Geertz and Beyond. Parmentier, Richard. 1987. “Signs of history, signs in history.” In The Sacred Remains. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Sahlins, Marshall. 1985. Islands of History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Sahlins, Marshall. 2004. Apologies to Thucydides: understanding history as culture and vice versa. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Sahlins, Marshall. 1981. Historical metaphors and mythical realities: Structure in the early history of the Sandwich Islands Kingdom. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. Sahlins, Marshall. 2000. Culture as practice. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Taussig, Michael. 1989. “History as commodity: in some recent American (anthropological) literature.” Critique of anthropology 9:7-23. Taussig, Michael. 1993. Mimesis and alterity: a particular history of the senses. New York: Psychology press. Trautman, Thomas. 1992. “The revolution in ethnological time.” Man 27:379-397. Trautman, Thomas. 2006. Languages and nations: the Dravidian proof in colonial Madras. Dubai: Motilal UK Books of India Walters, Ronald. 1980. “Signs of the times: Clifford Geertz and the historians.” Social research 47:537-556. Whitehead, Neil L. 2004. Power, culture, and history: the legacies of Wolf, Sahlins, and Fabian. Ethnohistory 51(1):181-185. [Historical] Ethnographies of Time and History Auslander, Mark. 2011. The accidental slaveowner: revisiting a myth of race and finding an American family. Athens: University of Georgia Press. Fabian, Johannes. 1983. Time and the other: how anthropology makes its object. New York: Columbia University Press. Mintz, Sidney. 1986. Sweetness and power: the place of sugar in modern history. New York: Penguin press. Mintz, Sidney. 1974. Worker in the cane: a Puerto Rican life history. New York: W. W. Norton & Company. Larkin, Brian. 2008. Signal and noise: media, infrastructure, and urban culture in Nigeria. Durham: Duke University Press. Panofsky, Erwin. 2004. “Reflections on historical time.” Critical Inquiry, Summer 2004:691701. Parmentier, Richard. 1985. “Diagrammatic icons and historical processes in Belau.” American anthropologist 87:840-852. Rosaldo, Renato. 1980. Ilongot headhunting, 1883-1974: a study in society and history. Stanford: Stanford University Press. Wolf, Eric. 1987. Europe and the people without history. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press. Anthropology & Colonialism

Historical Anthropology - Comprehensive Exam Reading List Cohn, Bernard. 1996. Colonialism and its forms of knowledge: the British in India . Princeton: Princeton University Press. Dirks, Nicholas. 2004. “Edward Said and anthropology.” Journal of Palestine studies 33(3):38-54. Gourgourgis, Sara. 2006. “Orientalism and the open horizon of secular criticism.” Social text 24(2):11-20. Grove, Richard. 1995. Green imperialism: colonial expansion, tropical island Edens and the origins of environmentalism, 1600-1860. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Guha, Ranajit. 1998. Dominance without hegemony: history and power in colonial India . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Quijano, Anibal. 2000. “Coloniality of power and Eurocentrism in Latin America.” International Sociology 15(2): 215-232. Rath, Sara. 2006. “What would Said say?: reflections on tradition, imperialism, and globalism. Social text 24(2):21-33. Said, Edward. 1978. Orientalism. New York: Random House. Said, Edward. 1985. “Orientalism reconsidered.” Cultural Critique 1:89-107. Said, Edward. 1994. Culture and imperialism. New York: Vintage Books Scott, David. 1992. “Criticism and culture: theory and post-colonial claims on anthropological disciplinarity. Critique of anthropology 12(4):371-394. Taussig, Michael. 1987. Shamanism, colonialism, and the wild man: a study in terror and healing. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Historical Anthropology of Colonialism Buck-Morss, Susan. 2000. “Hegel and Haiti.” Critical Inquiry, 26(4):821-865. Chakrabarty, Dipesh. 2000. Provincializing Europe: postcolonial thought and historical difference. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Coronil, Fernando. 1996. “Beyond occidentalism: towards non -imperial geohistorical categories.” Cultural anthropology 11(1):51-87. Dayan, Joan. 1996. Haiti, history, and the gods. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press. Engelke, Matthew. 2007. A problem of presence: beyond scripture in an African Church. London: London School of Economics Publishing. Gable, Eric and Richard Handler. 2000. “Public history, private memory: notes on the ethnography of colonial Williamsburg, Virginia USA.” Ethnos 65(2):237-252. Obeyesekere, Gannath. 1992. The apotheosis of Captain Cook: European mythmaking in the Pacific. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Pels, Peter. 1997. “The anthropology of colonialism: culture, history, and the emergence of Western governmentality.” Annual Rev. of Anthropology 26:163-183. Sahlins, Marshall. 1995. How ‘natives’ think about Captain Cook, for example. Chicago: University of Chicago. Stoler, Ann and Frederick Cooper. 1997. “Between metropole and colony: rethinking a research agenda. In Tensions of empire: colonial cultures in bourgeois worlds. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press, 1-56. Stoler, Ann. 1995. Race and the education of desire: Foucault’s history of sexuality and the colonial order of things. Durham: Duke University Press. Stoler, Ann. 2002. Carnal knowledge and imperial power: race and the intimate in colonial rule. Berkeley: University of California Press.

Historical Anthropology - Comprehensive Exam Reading List Stoler, Ann. 2006. Haunted by empire: geographies of intimacy in North American history. Durham: Duke University Press. Stoler, Ann. 2010. Along the archival grain: epistemic anxieties and colonial common sense . Princeton: Princeton University Press Thomas, Nicholas. 1994. Colonialism’s culture. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

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