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Lost People : Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar, Paperback / softback Book

Lost People : Magic and the Legacy of Slavery in Madagascar Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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Betafo, a rural community in central Madagascar, is divided between the descendants of nobles and descendants of slaves.

Anthropologist David Graeber arrived for fieldwork at the height of tensions attributed to a disastrous communal ordeal two years earlier.

As Graeber uncovers the layers of historical, social, and cultural knowledge required to understand this event, he elaborates a new view of power, inequality, and the political role of narrative.

Combining theoretical subtlety, a compelling narrative line, and vividly drawn characters, Lost People is a singular contribution to the anthropology of politics and the literature on ethnographic writing.

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