This is interesting. The comments on Anderson are instructive, and the reminder about Foucault on sexuality and race is useful. Yet more interesting is the book it is in, a large compendium on transformation, called both atlas and monument. Axé.
There are so many ways to start everything, so many points of entry, that I have become one of those who wants to write prefaces and prefaces to prefaces. But I think the starting point to push on for this is that DFS’ book is one of those that attributes racism — at least, the … More A starting point — or two, and a half