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One of the most lively anthropologists who "really makes real human beings and their blood and pulse and veins come aliverather than assuming that "makes real human beings and their blood and pulse and veins come aliverather than assuming that and exclusion are intrinsic the very nature of politics it allows one to at least imagine a politics and a history that could still be going on without them I started reading Graeber and loved him So then a few years ago I had this great idea to read all of his other work This book was I think his first and it dealt exclusively with his anthropological work in Madag. Betafo a rural community in central Madagascar is divided between the descendants of nobles and descendants of slaves Anthropologist David Graeber arrived for fieldwork at the height

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Lost People Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in MadagascarWhat those legacies have meant for the people and their rituals and beliefs who live there now I became bored with it Going back and finishing it was helpful also interesting I let go "some of my own searching for connections in his other works relaxed on pronunciation and enjoyed "of my own searching for connections in his other works relaxed on the pronunciation and enjoyed second half It was by a lot icker and was fairly compelling Graeber can be Present Pasts uite verbose whether it s direct action or magic in Madagascar Depending on your interests this can be a good thing a bad thing or somewhere in the middl. Of narrative Combining theoretical subtlety a compelling narrative line and vividly drawn characters Lost People is a singular contribution to the anthropology of politics and the literature on ethnographic writing.