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Tribing and untribing the archive (Set): Volume 1 & 2 (Multiple copy pack) Loot Price: R1,846
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Tribing and untribing the archive (Set): Volume 1 & 2 (Multiple copy pack): Carolyn Hamilton, Nessa Liebhammer
Tribing and untribing the archive (Set): Volume 1 & 2 (Multiple copy pack): Carolyn Hamilton, Nessa Liebhammer

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Tribing and untribing the archive (Set): Volume 1 & 2 (Multiple copy pack)

Carolyn Hamilton, Nessa Liebhammer

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The pernicious combination of tribe and tradition continues to tether modern South Africans to ideas about the region's remote past as primitive, timeless and unchanging. Any hunger for knowledge or understanding of the past before European colonialism thus remains to a significant degree unsated, even denied, in the face of a narrowly prescribed archive and repugnant, but insidiously resilient stereotypes. These volumes track how the domain of the tribal and traditional was marked out and came to be sharply distinguished from modernity, how it was denied a changing history and an archive and was endowed instead with a timeless culture. These volumes also offer strategies for engaging with the materials differently - from the interventions effected in contemporary artworks to the inserting of nameless, timeless objects of material culture into histories of individualised and politicised experience. The central proposition of these volumes is to make the marooned archive of material culture more visible and more available for consideration as an archival resource than it is currently. They also seek to spring the identity trap, releasing the material from pre-assigned identity positions as tribal into settings that enable them to be used as resources for thinking critically about identity in the long past and in the present.

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Imprint: University of KwaZulu-Natal Press
Country of origin: South Africa
Release date: February 2017
Authors: Carolyn Hamilton • Nessa Liebhammer
Dimensions: 280 x 232 x 40mm (L x W x T)
Format: Multiple copy pack
Volumes: 2
Pages: 648
ISBN-13: 978-1-86914-339-8
Barcode: 9781869143398
Categories: Books > Humanities > History > African history
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LSN: 1-86914-339-6

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