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The Anatomy of Power: European Constructions of the African Body

Alexander Butchart - History - 1998 - 220 pages
This is an exploration of the sociology of the body, looking at how the African body has been analyzed in western thought from the Renaissance to the present. Using Foucaultian ...
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The Anatomy of Power: European Constructions of the African Body

Alexander Butchart - History - 1998 - 220 pages
Using Foucault's thinking on the relationship between power and knowledge, the author of this extraordinary book analyzes the ways in which the body of "The African" has itself ...
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