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Adler, Jeremy and Fardon, Richard (2021) Franz Baermann Stainer: a stranger in the world. New York and Oxford: Berghahn. (Methodology and History in Anthropology)

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Franz Baermann Steiner (1909-52) provided the vital link between the intellectual culture of central Europe and the Oxford Institute of Anthropology in its post-Second World War years. This book demonstrates his quiet influence within anthropology, which has extended from Mary Douglas to David Graeber, and how his remarkable poetry reflected profoundly on the slavery and murder of the Shoah, an event which he escaped from. Steiner’s concerns including inter-disciplinarity, genre, refugees and exile, colonialism and violence, and the sources of European anthropology speak to contemporary concerns more directly now than at any time since his early death.

Item Type: Authored Books
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > Department of Anthropology & Sociology
ISBN: 9781800732704
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2021 18:36
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/36096

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