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1972 …2019

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Research Interests

The history and ‘prehistory’ of anthropological theory, as well as its contemporary developments; the anthropology of scriptural religions, with particular focus on Islam; the historical ethnography of West Africa; the anthropology of food, particularly French foodways in the American Midwest.

Education/Academic qualification

Social Anthropology, PhD, University of Cambridge

… → 1976

Anthropology, BA, Columbia University

… → 1970

Research interests

  • Anthropological theory
  • Anthropology of food
  • Ethnography of West Africa
  • Islam
  • Scriptural religions

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