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9 edition of The Emperor"s Giraffe and Other Stories of Cultures in Contact found in the catalog.

The Emperor"s Giraffe and Other Stories of Cultures in Contact

by Samuel M. Wilson

  • 347 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Westview Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology, Social Studies,
  • World history,
  • Sociology,
  • Cultural And Social Anthropology,
  • Social Science,
  • World - General,
  • Folklore & Mythology - Storytelling,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Acculturation,
  • Culture diffusion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8023916M
    ISBN 10081333585X
    ISBN 109780813335858

    The Emperor's Giraffe and Other Stories of Cultures in Contact. Historical contact stories. Wolff, Eric. Europe and the People without History. Different perspective on history, favored by AP. *** pp. BOOKS FOR EITHER SEMESTER. NF-8 NONFICTION - World Histories. Ansary, Tamim. Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes. Emperor, title designating the sovereign of an empire, conferred originally on rulers of the Roman Empire and on various later European rulers, including the Holy Roman emperors, the Russian tsars, and Napoleon Bonaparte. It has also been applied to certain non-European rulers, such as those of Ethiopia or Japan.

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In human history, little things can make a big difference, as Samuel Wilson demonstrates in The Emperor's Giraffe and Other Stories of Cultures in Contact. These twenty-three stories examine moments in history when two cultures first came into contact.

When I picked up The Emperor's Giraffe, I was hoping for more stories like the title, and less of the fairly well-covered territory of encounters of Europeans and Native Americans. Notable absences are of interactions with Africans, and the final essay, on trickster stories, seems out-of-place and woefully inadequate.3/5.

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