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Made in Madagascar

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Description for Made in Madagascar Paperback. Made in Madagascar is an innovative ethnography that explores the tensions and negotiations between the local Malagasy people and foreigners with sensitivity and a critical eye. Series: Teaching Culture: UTP Ethnographies for the Classroom. Num Pages: 128 pages, Illustrations, map. BIC Classification: 1HSM; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 8. Weight in Grams: 220.

Since the 1990s, the Ankarana region of northern Madagascar has developed a reputation among globe-trotting gemstone traders and tourists as a source of some of the world's most precious natural wonders. Although some might see Ankarana's sapphire and ecotourist trades as being at odds with each other, many local people understand these trades to be fundamentally connected, most obviously in how both serve foreign demand for what Madagascar has to offer the world. Walsh explores the tensions and speculations that have come with the parallel emergence of these two trades with sensitivity and a critical eye, allowing for insights into ... Read more

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University of Toronto Press Canada
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Teaching Culture: UTP Ethnographies for the Classroom
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Toronto, Canada
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About Andrew Walsh
Andrew Walsh is an associate professor in the Department of Anthropology at Western University.

Reviews for Made in Madagascar
Walsh has crafted a very useful and timely book. I can see it working well in introductory courses in cultural anthropology, not to mention higher-level courses on globalization. The book gives a nice impression of the current state of fieldwork and ethnography and of the current state of global/capitalist/neoliberal connections and flows. It is a success as ethnography, as a ... Read more

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