Archive for January, 2016

An Anthropology of Electricity from the Global South — Cultural Anthropology

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Touched by an Angel

Why Victoria’s Secret is still thriving in America’s malls.

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The Return of the Politically Engaged Rapper

Killer Mike and the return of the politically engaged rapper.

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There will be blood

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“When Did You Start to Think of Yourself As African?”

South African writer Ivan Vladislavić was in the US recently to launch the new edition of his novel The Folly published by Archipelago. He was also at Yale

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The Machiavelli of Maryland: adviser to presidents, prime ministers – and the Dalai Lama | Thomas Meaney

The long read: Military strategist, classical scholar, cattle rancher – and an adviser to presidents, prime ministers, and the Dalai Lama. Just who is Edward Luttwak? And why do very powerful people pay vast sums for his advice?

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Encyclopedias Are Time Capsules

How collections of knowledge remain useful even after they’re outdated: An Object Lesson

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