Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the Nation-State by Michael Herzfeld [ Herzfeld, Michael. Cultural Intimacy: Social Poetics in the. Cultural Intimacy draws on the author’s own extensive fieldwork in Greece, Herzfeld explores many topics – from sheep-thieves to flight attendants, from the. In this new updated edition, Herzfeld includes more discussion about what cultural intimacy has come to mean for other authors and researchers, and how it can.

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Herzfeld provides a developed theoretical framework and additional clarification of core concepts such as disemia, social poetics and structural nostalgia.

The text has been fully updated in light of recent scholarship and cultuarl, including comment on Greece and the European Union. There is new material drawn from regions such as Thailand and China, and further consideration of religious intimacy and its impact on cities. The book cultral our understanding of how states, societies and institutions function and illustrates the relevance of anthropology to contemporary issues such as globalization, censorship, ethnic conflict and nationalism.


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Contents Introducing cultural intimacy. The geopolitics of cultural intimacy.

Of definitions and boundaries. The dangers of metaphor from troubled waters to boiling blood.

Cultural intimacy and the meaning of Europe. Structural nostalgia time and the oath in the mountain villages of Crete.

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Social poetics in theory and practice regular guys and irregular practices. The practice of stereotypes. Other editions – Nerzfeld all Cultural Intimacy: Michael Herzfeld Limited preview –