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History, Power, Ideology: Central Issues in Marxism and by Donald L. Donham,Eric R. Wolf

By Donald L. Donham,Eric R. Wolf

Is Marxism a mirrored image of the conceptual procedure it fights opposed to, instead of a really finished method of human background? Drawing on contemporary paintings in anthropology, heritage, and philosophy, Donald Donham confronts this challenge in reading a greatly assorted social order: the previous Maale country of southern Ethiopia.

"Every every so often there seems to be a ebook that . . . opens up new methods of inquiring into the methods of the area. Donald Donham has written this kind of booklet. the fashion is quiet and sensible, however the impact is gorgeous. . . . In placing inherited partisan techniques to the try out of explaining the realities of Maale society and tradition, Donham enriches anthropology and imparts new power to the analytical Marxian traditions. History, energy, Ideology embodies an important accomplishment."—From the Foreword

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