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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

Lambek, Michael (2004) 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. Anthropologica, 46 (1). pp. 57-68. ISSN 0003-5459

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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.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.anthropologica.ca/
Additional Information: © 2004 Wilfrid Laurier University
Library of Congress subject classification: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GN Anthropology
Sets: Departments > Anthropology
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2008 15:13
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/15523/

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