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The goddess, the ethnologist, the folklorist and the cadre: situating exegesis of Vietnams folk religion in time and place

Taylor, Philip

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Vietnamese anthropology has been portrayed as a project in close alignment with the goals of a progressivist, culturally assimilationist and security-oriented state. This paper explores unexpectedly positive assessments by anthropologists and folklorists; Vietnamese anthropology has been portrayed as a project in close alignment with the goals of a progressivist, culturally assimilationist and security-oriented state. This paper explores unexpectedly positive assessments by anthropologists and folklorists of a recent popular upsurge in goddess worship, which many local scholars deem an example of local, time-honoured and integrative cultural practice. Such assessments may be viewed in the context of state attempts to strengthen national...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/86632
Source: Australian Journal of Anthropology, The
DOI: 10.1111/j.1835-9310.2003.tb00242.x

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