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" Ethnographers have used this term to describe how subordinated or marginal groups select and invent from materials transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture. "
Rise and Fall of the Cosmic Race: The Cult of Mestizaje in Latin America - Page 17
by Marilyn Grace Miller - 2004 - 202 pages
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Cultures of United States Imperialism

Amy Kaplan, Donald E. Pease - History - 1993 - 672 pages
...(London: Routledge, 1992). According to Pratt, "Ethnographers have used [the term transculturation] to describe how subordinated or marginal groups select...transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture," p. 6. 33 See Limon, Mexican Ballads, Chicano Poems, p. 58. 34 See Raymond Williams, "Border Trilogy":...
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Teaching and Testimony: Rigoberta Menchu and the North American Classroom

Allen Carey-Webb, Stephen Connely Benz, Stephen Benz - Education - 1996 - 391 pages
...indigenous resistance in the Andes. According to Mary Louise Pratt, transculturation has been used "to describe how subordinated or marginal groups select...transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture" (Pratt 1992, 6). When I offered transculturation as a model for understanding /, Rigoberta Menchu's...
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Fremde Texte verstehen: Festschrift für Lothar Bredella zum 60. Geburtstag

Herbert Christ, Michael Legutke - Cultural relations - 1996 - 348 pages
...second concept is transculturation as a process, in Mary Louise Pratt's words, "how subordinated and marginal groups select and invent from materials transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture."13 Put differently, transculturation is "a phenomenon of the contact zone" which Pratt defined...
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The Anthropological Turn in Literary Studies

Jürgen Schlaeger - Anthropology in literature - 1996 - 299 pages
...Imperial Eyes. Travel Writing and Transculturation (New York: Routledge, 1992). 39 Pratt, Imperial Eyes 4. and invent from materials transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture."40 All of these border theorists share the notion that they are pursuing a liberationist practice,...
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Border Matters: Remapping American Cultural Studies

José David Saldívar - History - 1997 - 298 pages
...Louise Pratt's Imperial Eyes. According to Pratt, "Ethnographers have used [the term transculturation] to describe how subordinated or marginal groups select...transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture" (6). See also Gustavo Perez Firmat's The Cuban Condition and Silvia Spitta's Between Two Waters. For...
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Border Theory: The Limits of Cultural Politics

Scott Michaelsen, David E. Johnson - Political Science - 1997 - 266 pages
...essentialist than Richard White's. For example, Pratt argues that "transculturation" occurs in contact zones: "Subordinated or marginal groups select and invent...transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture" (6). Sometimes such transculturation takes the form of "autoethnography," in which colonized subjects...
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Key Concepts in Post-colonial Studies

Bill Ashcroft, Gareth Griffiths, Helen Tiffin - Colonies - 1998 - 275 pages
...phenomenon of the contact zone', as Mary Louise Pratt puts it. The term has been used by ethnographers to describe how subordinated or marginal groups select...transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture (eg Taussig 1993). The word was coined in the 1 940s by Cuban sociologist Fernando Ortiz ( 1 978) in...
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Mappings: Feminism and the Cultural Geographies of Encounter

Susan Stanford Friedman - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 360 pages
...ethnography emphasizes the agency of the colonized: "Ethnographers have used this term [transculturation] to describe how subordinated or marginal groups select...transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture. While subjugated peoples cannot readily control what emanates from the dominant culture, they do determine...
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Asian Biblical Hermeneutics and Postcolonialism: Contesting the Interpretations

R. S. Sugirtharajah - Religion - 1999 - 148 pages
...is a phenomenon and characterization of the contact zone. Transculturation, according to Pratt, is "how subordinated or marginal groups select and invent...transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture" (6). From a postcolonial perspective, the discursive clash between Rammohun Roy and Marshman emanates...
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Multiculturalism in Transit: A German-American Exchange

Klaus J. Milich, Jeffrey M. Peck - Political Science - 1998 - 290 pages
...Mary Louise Pratt five decades later for a different context as a process of "how subordinated and marginal groups select and invent from materials transmitted to them by a dominant or metropolitan culture."37 However, important as the emphasis on the perspective and the agency of subordinated, marginal,...
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