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Masquerade and postsocialism

Gerald W. Creed

Masquerade and postsocialism

ritual and cultural dispossession in Bulgaria

by Gerald W. Creed

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementGerald W. Creed
SeriesNew anthropologies of Europe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN585.B9 C74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24411458M
ISBN 109780253355577, 9780253222619
LC Control Number2010020228

Gerald W. Creed is the author of Masquerade and Postsocialism ( avg rating, 12 ratings, 1 review, published ), Domesticating Revolution ( avg 4/5. Gerald W. Creed, Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria (Indiana University Press, ). Zsuzsa Gille, From the cult of waste to the trash heap of history: the politics of waste in socialist and postsocialist Hungary (Indiana University Press, ).

I write about Russia and 'postsocialism' (how Russian society has changed since ). I teach and research at Aarhus University, Denmark. I've been visiting and living in Russia since I'm most interested in understanding society through the eyes of the 'everyday' experience of ordinary people. The William A. Douglass Prize in Europeanist Anthropology honors the best book published annually in Europeanist anthropology as determined by a panel comprising SAE senior members, chaired by the Society’s President-elect.. Eligible volumes must be available in English, whether published in the US or abroad. They must have been published in the calendar year before the prize adjudication.

ultimately, erald W. g creed’s Masquerade and Postsocialism is a masterful analysis of key social themes as gender and sexuality, civil so-ciety and democracy, community and ethnicity. The book provides a vivid analysis of a ritual performance as a source of meaningful knowl-edge about people’s lives. Lift Every Voice: The History of African. Dr Jeremy Morris jmorris [at] Or search online: 'Jeremy Morris Aarhus University' Full List of Publications (excluding some minor reviews; in reverse chronological order), last updated: 8 November A Polese, L Rekhviashvili, B Kovács, J Morris (eds) Post-socialist Informalities: Power, Agency and the Construction of Extra-legalities from Bosnia to China, (Routledge), pp.


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It is a theoretically rich work, ethnographically thorough and thought provoking. ” — Social Anthropology. "Masquerade and Postsocialism is a valuable book for the general eloquence of its arguments, its solid engagement with ritual as well as its discussion of broader ideological frameworks of postsocialism, nationalism and modernity.

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Creed examines contemporary masquerade rituals in rural Bulgaria for what they reveal about life after socialism-and for what they can tell us about the state of postsocialist studies. Known by local terms such as kukeri and survakari, or in English as "mumming," these rites are all-consuming events in which elaborately costumed performers go.

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[Gerald W Creed] -- Gerald W. Creed analyzes contemporary mumming rituals in rural Bulgaria for what they reveal about life after socialism -- and the current state. In Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria, Gerald W.

Creed analyzes such vital social issues as gender, sexuality, civil society, democracy, community, ethnicity, and nationalism through the prism of ritual mumming in Bulgaria during the two decades of resonance with Clifford Geertz's model of symbolic anthropology as a window to social.

Gerald W. Creed, Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria (Bloomington: Indiana University Press,Pp, xi +, ISBN: ) A nation subject to much change following the end of communism inBulgaria is a complex nation, with multiple ethnicities and a vast cultural heritage that has.

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Creed New anthropologies of Europe, ISSN Автор: Gerald W. Creed: Издание: илюстрирано: Издател: Indiana University Press, ISBN. Read "Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria by Gerald W. Creed (review), Journal of American Folklore" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

Creed, Gerald. Masquerade and postsocialism: ritual and cultural dispossession in Bulgaria. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press (New Anthropologies of Europe Series).

Pb.: $ ISBN 0 9. The European integration process poses a challenge to all member states, but especially to newcomers: they are expected and urged to become. Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria (Pap.

$ $ Free shipping. Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or Seller Rating: % positive. Social scientists did not predict the collapse of the socialist system in and their attempts to explain postsocialism have not been comprehensive.

Economic disintegration and political instability have been documented, but the deeper causes have often gone unnoticed. Consequently the solutions proffered, such as the promotion of non-governmental organisations as the foundations of.

PDF | On Dec 1,Nicolette Makovicky and others published Gerald W. Creed Masquerade and postsocialism: ritual and cultural dispossession in Bulgaria. xi, pp. Book Review: Gerald W. Creed Masquerade and postsocialism: ritual and cultural dispossession in Bulgaria. Faculty Book: Gerald Creed; Gerald Creed.

Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria (Indiana University Press, ) The author analyzes contemporary mumming rituals in rural Bulgaria for what they reveal about life after socialism.

Mumming rituals, in which elaborately costumed dancers go from house to house. Gerald W. Creed. Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria.

(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Pp. xi +, ISBN: ). Un article de la revue Ethnologies (Vol numéro 2,p. ) diffusée par la plateforme : Nicholas Hartmann.Gerald W. Creed. Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria.

(Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Pp. xi +, ISBN: ). Un article de la revue Ethnologies (Vol numéro 2,p. ) diffusée par la plateforme Érudit.His book Masquerade and Postsocialism: Ritual and Cultural Dispossession in Bulgaria () uses these rituals to challenge standard orthodoxies of postsocialist studies.

This book also won the Bulgarian Studies Association book award, as well as an award from the Society for the Anthropology of Europe.