Books written by Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Europe and the People Without History

Univ of California Press | August 22, 2010 | 503 pages
'The intention of this work is to show that European expansion not only transformed the historical trajectory of non-European societies but also reconstituted the historical accounts of these societies before European intervention. It asserts that anthropology must pay more attention to history.'... More Info

Ethnicity and Nationalism: Anthropological Perspectives

Pluto Pr | September 14, 2010 | 256 pages
In Ethnicity and Nationalism, Thomas Hylland Eriksen demonstrates that far from being an immutable property of groups, ethnicity is a dynamic and shifting aspect of social relationships. Drawing on a wide range of classic and recent studies in anthropology and sociology, Eriksen examines the... More Info

A World of Insecurity

Pluto Pr | March 15, 2010 | 300 pages
Human security is a key element in the measure of well-being and is a hot topic in anthropology and development studies. A World of Insecurityoutlines a new approach to the subject.#xA0;The contributors expose a contradiction at the heart of conventional accounts of what constitutes human security... More Info