Джак Уедърфорд

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Джак Уедърфорд
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Роден Колумбия, Южна Каролина
Професия антрополог, етнограф, писател
Националност Флаг на САЩ САЩ
Жанр антропология, етнография

Джак Уедърфорд (на английски: Jack Weatherford) е бивш професор по антропология в частния хуманитарен Колеж Макалистър в Сейнт Пол в щата Минесота. Най-известен е с книгата си Чингиз хан и създаването на съвременния свят. През 2006 г. е награден с ордена на Полярната звезда, най-високото отличие за чужденци в Монголия.

Кратка биография[редактиране | edit source]

Джак Уедърфорд е най-голямото от седемте деца в семейството на Алфред Грег Уедърфорд и Анна Рут в Колумбия, Южна Каролина. Поради професията на бащата - сержант в армията на САЩ, семейството се мести често в различни градове. Сега Уедърфорд пътува между Монголия и Южна Каролина, където живее семейството му.

Академична кариера[редактиране | edit source]

Джак Уедърфорд завършва Университетът на Южна Каролина през 1967 г. с бакалавърска степен по политология. През 1972 г. получава магистърска степен по социология от Университета на Южна Каролина. На следващата година получава магистърска степен по антропология. През 1977 г. защитава докторска степен по антропология от Калифорнийски университет, Сан Диего. Продължава с пост-докторски труд по политически изследвания в Университета Дюк, Институтът по политически науки.

Професор Уедърфорд има прояви също в радио и телевизионни предавания в областта на политологията. Неговата книга „История на парите“ (Crown Publishers), е избрана за книга на месеца от „Book of the Month Club“. Книгите на Джак Уедърфорд печелят наградата на Минесота през 1989 г. и през 1992 г. През 1992 г. получава награда от Американската антропологическа асоциация. През 1994 г. получава наградата на масмедиите на Националната конференция „Общество и правосъдие“.

През 2006 г. Джак Уедърфорд е награден с орден на Полярната звезда, най-високата национална чест на Монголия. В допълнение, той е удостоен с почетна заповед от Министерството на външните работи на Монголия и медал от президента на Монголия през 2010 г..

На български е преведена книгата му „История на парите“ от преводача Боян Дамянов.

Публикации[редактиране | edit source]

Книги[редактиране | edit source]

  • 2010 The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire : Crown[1]
  • 2004 Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World New York: Crown Publishers
  • 1997 История на парите. (The History of Money) New York: Crown Publishers. Paperback edition: New York: Three Rivers Press (1998). German Edition: Zurich, Switzerland: Conzett Verlag Spanish Edition: Santiago, Chile: Andres Bello Editorial (1999) Swedish Edition: Stockholm, Sweden: Leander & Malmsten (1998). Chinese Edition: Hong Kong: Business Weekly Press. (1998) Portuguese Edition: São Paulo, Brazil: Publico-alvo (1999).
  • 1994 Savages and Civilization: Who Will Survive? New York: Crown Publishers. Paperback edition: New York: Ballantine (1995).
  • 1991 Native Roots: How the Indians Enriched America. New York: Crown Publishers. Paperback edition: New York: Ballantine, 1992.
  • 1988 Indian Givers: How the Indians of the Americas Transformed the World New York: Crown Books. Paperback edition: New York: Ballantine, 1989.
    • Gli Indiani Ci Hanno Dato Italian edition: Milan: Ugo Mursia Editore SpA., 1993.
    • Ce Que Nous Devons Aux Indiens D'Amerique French edition: Paris: Albin Michel Publishers, 1993.
    • Das Erbe der Indiander: Wie die neue Welt Europa verdndert hat. German edition: Munich: Eugen Diederichs Verlag, 1995.
    • Japanese Edition: Tokyo: Papyrus Publishers, 1996.
    • Spanish Edition: Spanish edition: Santiago, Chile: Andres Bello Editorial
  • 1987 Narcoticos en Bolivia y los Estados Unidos. La Paz, Bolivia: Los Amigos del Libro.
  • 1986 Porn Row. New York: Arbor House. Japanese edition: Tokyo: Kousaido Shuppan, 1989.
  • 1981 Tribes on the Hill. New York: Rawson-Wade (Scribners). Revised editions: South Hadley, Massachusetts: Bergin & Garvey, 1985.

Статии[редактиране | edit source]

  • 2010 "The Wrestler Princess", Lapham's Quarterly[2]
  • 2006 "Restoring Order: Conquering Iraq in the 13th and 21st Centuries. Could Genghis Khan teach the US?" [2] , The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus, January 7, 2006. The Los Angeles Times, December 29, 2006.
  • 2005 "The Women Who Ruled the Mongol Empire", Globalist Document - Global History, June 20, 2005
  • 2000 "Peniaze a pad Rmmskej rm?e," OS: Fsrum Ob ianskej Spolo nosti, Bratislava, Slovakia, June.
  • 2000 "A Scholarly Quest to Understand Genghis Khan," The Chronicle of Higher Education. April 14, page B10. Also serialized in The Mongol Messenger April - 26 May 3, 2000.
  • 2000 "Blood on the Steppes: Ethnicity, Power, and Conflict in Central Asia," Conformity and Conflict, James P. Spradley & David W. McCurdy (ed.), Boston: Little, Brown.
  • 1998 "Our Money, Our Selves," Anthropology Newsletter, April.
  • 1997 "Money and Change in World Perspective," General Anthropology, III-2, Spring.
  • 1996 "Impact of American Indian Civilizations on Europe and the World," The Encyclopedia of the American Indian, Frederick E. Hoxie (ed.). Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.
  • 1994 "Cultural Chaos and the Crisis of Civilization," Anthropology Newsletter, October.
  • 1994 "Kinship and Power on Capitol Hill," Conformity and Conflict, James P. Spradley & David W. McCurdy (editors), Boston: Little, Brown & Co.
  • 1994 "Producing a Trade Book," Media Anthropology: Informing Global Citizens, Susan L. Allen (editor). Westport, CT: Bergin & Garvey.
  • 1993 "Cultural Castaways," Icarus, Summer, 11.
  • 1993 "Tribal Politics in Washington," Political and Legal Anthropology Review. Vol 16, # 1.
  • 1992 "Wie die Indianer die Welt verdnderten," Entwicklung, Nr. 37, July.
  • 1991 "Indian Season in American Schools," The Social Studies.
  • 1987 "Cocaine and the economic deterioration of Bolivia," Conformity and Conflict, James P. Spradley & David W. McCurdy (editors), Boston: Little, Brown & Co.
  • 1987 "Big Men on Capitol Hill," Conformity and Conflict, James P. Spradley & David W. McCurdy (editors), Boston: Little, Brown & Co.
  • 1987 "Language in Political Anthropology," Power and Discourse, Leah Kedar (editor), Norwood, New Jersey: Ablex Publishers.
  • 1987 "Tribes on the Hill: Kinship and Politics in the United States Congress," Cultural Anthropology, Serena Nanda, Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing.
  • 1986 "Die Zerr|ttung Boliviens durch Kokain," Freibeuter 28.
  • 1986 "The Clans on Capitol Hill," Contemporary Cultural Anthropology, Michael D. Howard, Boston: Little, Brown & Co.
  • 1982 "Kongresskultur," Freibeuter, 12. Berlin, Germany.
  • 1981 "Labor and domestic life cycles in a German community," Dimensions of an Anthropology of Aging, Christine L. Fry (editor), South Hadley, Mass: Bergin & Garvey.
  • 1980 "Life Cycle and the American Family," Public Policy and the American Family, Z.I. Giraldo. Massachusetts: Lexington Books (D.C. Heath & Co.).
  • 1980 "Age ethnicity in the American Family," with Carol Stack in Families and Older Persons, George L. Maddox, Illene C. Seigler & Dan Blazer (editors). Duke University: Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development.
  • 1980 "Millennium of Modernization," Village Viability in Contemporary Society, P.C. Reining & Barbara Lenkerd (editors). AAAS Volume 31, Boulder, Colorado: Westview.
  • 1978 "Deutsche Kultur, amerikanish betrachtet," Deutschland: Das Kind mit zwei Kvpfen, Hans C. Buch (editor), Berlin: Klaus Wagenbach Verlag. Reprint: Wahre Wohnung - Ware Wohnung, Bauvk-Papiere # 40, Institut f|r Bauvkonomie, Univ. Stuttgart, 1982.
  • 1975 "Anthropology and Nannies," Man: Royal Anthropological Society. Vol 10. No. 2, June.

Рецензии на книги[редактиране | edit source]

  • 1998 New Worlds for All: Indians, Europeans, and the Remaking of Early America By Colin G. Calloway. The William and Mary Quarterly.
  • 1997 Hamilton's Blessing: The Extraordinary Life and Times of Our National Debt by John Steele Gordon. Civilization, February, 1997.
  • 1996 O Brave new Words! Native American Loanwords in Current English, by Charles L. Cutler. Plains Anthropologist, May.
  • 1992 In the Spirit of the Earth: Rethinking History and Time by Calvin Martin Luther. Hungry Mind Review, Winter.
  • 1991 Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis, by Renato Rosaldo. Native American Quarterly.
  • 1991 District Leaders by Rachel Sady. American Anthropologist, Vol 93, #3, September.
  • 1989 The Hold Life Has: Coca and Cultural Identity in an Andean Community by Catherine Allen. Anthropological Quarterly.
  • 1989 Cocaine: White Gold Rush in Peru by Edmundo Morales. Anthropologica 31:1.
  • 1986 "Political birds of Guatemala," Hungry Mind Review, I.

Публикации във вестници, списания и др.[редактиране | edit source]

  • 1999 "Mongolerna ? svker sin plats i vdrldsekonomin," Dolly, April.
  • 1999 "The Mongols from the Silk Route to Cyberspace," Udriin Sonin. Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, May 4.
  • 1998 "Cash in a Cul-De-Sac," Discover. October, 19, 10.
  • 1998 "Euron redan gammalmodig ndr pengarna blir digitala,". (The Euro will already be out dated when cash goes digital.) Stockholm, Sweden: Dolly. August I, 1.
  • 1998 "Let Common Cents Prevail on Wall Street," The Wall Street Journal, March 26.
  • 1998 "Money Talks. Here's What It Says About Us," Washington Post. January 4.
  • 1997 "How Rome built a new ballpark," Star Tribune. Feb 9. "The Plastic curtain," The Washington Post, Feb 18. "Dump Bronze Age bucks for electronic money,: USA Today, April 24.
  • 1994 "Tribal people could teach us civilization," St. Paul Pioneer Press. Mar 17.
  • 1994 "US policy on rights hypocritical," Boston Herald, Feb 15.
  • 1994 "Captain Cook's Legacy," Los Angeles Times, January 18.
  • 1994 "What a year for the Natives," Minneapolis Star Tribune, January 21.
  • 1992 "The Grand Exchange Map," (Senior Consultant), National Geographic, February.
  • 1992 "Among the Gifts of Native America," Native Peoples, Fall.
  • 1992 "A Veterans Day salute to dreams deferred, San Francisco Examiner, November 9.
  • 1992 "Religious Freedom still eludes Native Americans," Star Tribune, Feb 20.
  • 1991 "Preserving our nation's past to protect its future," The Miami Herald, Sunday April 14.
  • 1990 "Image and Idea in Nonfiction," A View from the Loft, Vol 13, #2. September.
  • 1989 "Thanksgiving Menu Subject to Change," Detroit News, November 23, 1989.
  • 1989 "Honoring Columbus honors legacy of slave-trading, genocide," St. Paul Pioneer Press Dispatch, Oct. 10; Baltimore Sun, Oct. 6, Toronto Sun, Oct 12.
  • 1989 "The real drug war is in the U.S.," Atlanta Constitution, Sept. 27.
  • 1989 "Indians and the 4th." The Evening Sun, Baltimore , July 4.
  • 1988 "The World Owes a Debt to the Indian Givers," Detroit News Nov. 24. Also published as "American Indians were the World's Greatest Farmers," In Cleveland Plain Dealer, November 24, 1988.
  • 1981 "Capitol Hill Clans," The New York Times, Sunday, December 13.
  • 1981 "Playing tribal politics in Congress," Rocky Mountain News, Denver, Colorado. Dec 6.

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