Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Mountains and black races: anthropology’s heterotopias in colonial East Timor
Authors: Roque, Ricardo, 1973-
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: Routledge
Citation: Roque, R. (2012). Mountains and black races: anthropology’s heterotopias in colonial East Timor. In: The Journal of Pacific History, Vol. 47-3, pp.263-282
Abstract: This paper explores the pivotal status of mountain spaces in the 19th-century imaginary of wild peoples and black races in island Oceania. It adopts the notion of ‘heterotopia’ in order to examine how arrangements of human difference and spatial alterity were productively brought together in racial anthropology and in colonial praxis. Taking the example of the Portuguese former colony of East Timor, the author argues that anthropological theories of ‘mountain Negroes’, local categories of ‘mountain enemies’ and experiences of colonial hostility were mutually reinforcing.
Peer review: yes
Publisher Version:
Appears in Collections:ICS - Artigos

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
ICS_RRoque_Mountains_ARI.pdf164,31 kBAdobe PDFView/Open    Request a copy

FacebookTwitterDeliciousLinkedInDiggGoogle BookmarksMySpace
Formato BibTex MendeleyEndnote Degois 

Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.