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by Declan Quigley

  • ISBN: 1845202902
  • Category: Politics
  • Author: Declan Quigley
  • Subcategory: Anthropology
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Berg Publishers (September 1, 2005)
  • Pages: 272 pages
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Declan Quigley Quigley gives a timely and much-needed overview of the anthropology of kingship and a crucial.

Despite the contemporary fascination with royalty, anthropologists have sorely neglected the subject in recent decades. This book combines a strong theoretical argument with a wealth of ethnography from kingships in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Quigley gives a timely and much-needed overview of the anthropology of kingship and a crucial reassessment of the contributions of Frazer and Hocart to debates about the nature and function of royal ritual

The Character of Kingship. Acknowledgements This book developed from discussions held during a conference on kingship in St Andrews, Scotland in January 2002, which brought together a number of anthropologists and historians.

The Character of Kingship. I would like to make grateful acknowledgement to the Ladislav Holy Memorial Trust, the British Academy, and the Royal Anthropological Institute for providing funds to make the conference possible.

Kingship is at the heart of both ritual and politics and has major implications for the theory of social and cultural anthropology

Kingship is at the heart of both ritual and politics and has major implications for the theory of social and cultural anthropology. Yet, despite the contemporary fascination with royalty, anthropologists have sorely neglected the subject in recent decades. The Character of Kingship. Quigley gives a timely and much-needed overview of the anthropology of kingship and a crucial reassessment of the contributions of Frazer and Hocart to debates about the nature and function of royal ritual. From diverse fieldwork sites a number of eminent anthropologists demonstrate how ritual and power intertwine to produce a series of variations around myth, tragedy and historical realities.

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Carroll Quigley (/ˈkwɪɡli/; November 9, 1910 – January 3, 1977) was an American historian and theorist of the evolution of civilizations. He is remembered for his teaching work as a professor at Georgetown University, and for his academic publications. Born in Boston, Quigley attended Harvard University, where he studied history and earned ., .

Why has monarchy been such a prevalent institution throughout history and in such a diverse range of societies? Kingship is at the heart of both ritual and politics and has major implications for the theory of social and cultural anthropology. Yet, despite the contemporary fascination with royalty, anthropologists have sorely neglected the subject in recent decades.This book combines a strong theoretical argument with a wealth of ethnography from kingships in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Quigley gives a timely and much-needed overview of the anthropology of kingship and a crucial reassessment of the contributions of Frazer and Hocart to debates about the nature and function of royal ritual. From diverse fieldwork sites, a number of eminent anthropologists demonstrate how ritual and power intertwine to produce a series of variations around myth, tragedy and historical realities. However, underneath this diversity, two common themes invariably emerge: the attempt to portray kingship as timeless and perfect, and the dual nature of the king as sacred being and scapegoat.

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