I can’t concentrate on reading about ancient Gaul as I keep moving from Gaul to contemporary debates about philosophy, physics and string theory.
I think the relationship and unease is related to observing that I have no clear idea how to define what a culture is.
The first of my christmas book token spending has been identified at least.
Not an issue of concentration it’s one of understanding.
The book proposes a different historical vision. It does not see the world as populated by endangered authenticities- pure products always going crazy
James Clifford The Predicament of Culture: Twentieth- Century Ethnography, Literature, and Art