A brash funny yet very serious and take on the social and cultural view of exotics in contemporary American and Western culture di Leonardo an athropologist explores the concept of what exoticism means and how ethnicity has been employed in a variety of ways as a cultural marker in America Along the way she also muses over Margaret Mead whom she describes as a lady who never shut up once she got started talking or something along. In this Early Chinese Religion Part Two pathbreaking study Micaela di Leonardo reveals the face ofower within the mask of cultural difference From the 1893 World's Fair to Body Shop advertisements di Leonardo focuses on the intimate and shifting relations between Jung popularortrayals of exotic Others and the ractice of anthropology
IN SO DOING SHE CASTS NEW so doing she casts new on gender race and the ublic sphere in America's ast. Those lines and how corporate advertising uses the trappings of ethnicity to both unify and seperate us from the concept of the other di Leonardo also attacks such myths as the 1990s scare about gang and youth violence being uniue to contemporary times and defined by racial lines as she recalls historical accounts of brutal youth violence elsewhere
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two books here one on the history of anthropology and another on ethnic difference and how itbooks here one on the history of anthropology and another on ethnic difference and how it marketed in society with a feminist gaze towards the latter Still it s an exceptional book and well worth reading. E American culture brawl feminist anthropologist Micaela di Leonardo explains how anthropologists 'technicians of the sacred' have distorted American opular debate and social life Rachel Mattson Voice Literary SupplementAt the end of di Leonardo's analyses one is struck by her rare combination of rigor and The Vatican Diaries passion Simply she is a marvelous iconoclast Matthew T McGuire Boston Book Review.