Download e-book for kindle: Caribbean Reasonings: M.G. Smith - Social Theory and by Brian Meeks

By Brian Meeks

ISBN-10: 976637533X

ISBN-13: 9789766375331

M.G. Smith: Social thought and Anthropology within the Caribbean and past invitations readers to discover the existence and paintings of Michael Garfield Smith, essentially the most prolific Caribbean thinkers of the post-war period. M.G., as he was once recognized, is credited with having made major contributions within the fields of anthropology, social thought, sociology and politics.

This number of essays, awarded on the 2008 Caribbean Reasonings convention held in honour of M.G. Smith, is split into 3 elements. partially one, ‘Critical Contestations,’ either side of the creole society debate are argued whereas the argument is additionally made for and opposed to Smith’s plural society thought. partly , ‘Anthropological Excursions,’ Smith’s fieldwork observations and conclusions in either Africa and the Caribbean also are completely tested, whereas half 3, ‘Beyond M.G. Smith,’ demonstrates the influence that M.G. Smith has had at the scholarship popping out of the Caribbean, as his paintings is used as some degree of departure in rethinking features of Caribbean social theory.

Includes contributions from:
Philip Burnham •Jean Besson• Mervyn Alleyne •Don Robotham• Colin Clarke •Mohammed Bashir Salau Murray final• Christine Barrow •Wyatt McGaffey •Rivke Jaffe •Jack Menke •Peter Meel• Anton Allahar• Huon Wardle

This fascinating paintings ends with ‘A short own Memoir,’ a postscript through Mary Smith, his widow, which provides an perception into the private lifetime of M.G. Smith and the real moments that formed his life.

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