Black Lives Matter. We stand in solidarity with those affected by generations of structural violence. You can help »

Search View Archive

Chris Knight

Chris Knight is a senior research associate in the Department of Anthropology, University College London. He is the author of Blood Relations (1991) and Decoding Chomsky (2016) In 2014, the Evolutionary Linguistics Association honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Did communism make us human?

My friend David Graeber’s sudden death last year came as a great shock. More than anyone since Frederich Engels, he succeeded in digging anthropology out of the shadows and making it seem empowering to ordinary people.

ADVERTISEMENTS
close

The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2021

All Issues