Chapter

Displacements

Jean M. Langford

in Consoling Ghosts

Published by University of Minnesota Press

Published in print November 2013 | ISBN: 9780816687176
Published online August 2015 | e-ISBN: 9781452948751 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.5749/minnesota/9780816687176.003.0003
Displacements

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I consider interactions with spirits of the landscape who offered protection during wartime and still make demands on emigrants in bodily ways. I suggest such spirits challenge biopolitical theory by embodying a zoo-power engaging a para-political ethic of hospitality and reciprocity involving both humans and non-humans.

Keywords: death; spirits; violence; materiality; haunting; mourning

Chapter.  12700 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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