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The saint, the sea monster, and an invitation to a dîner-dansant: ethnographic reflections on the edgy passage — and the double edge — of modernity, Mayotte 1975-2001

By Michael Lambek

Abstract

This depiction of social change in the Western Indian Ocean emphasizes consciousness, agency, and temporal experience as Malagasy are poised between grasping the future and completing - but also regretting - the past

Topics: GN Anthropology
Publisher: Canadian Anthropology Society
Year: 2004
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.lse.ac.uk:15523
Provided by: LSE Research Online
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