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Tsing, Anna Lowenhaupt

Overview
Works: 45 works in 191 publications in 6 languages and 6,363 library holdings
Genres: Upside-down books  Bibliography  Academic theses 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator
Classifications: HQ1426, 305.420973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing
The mushroom at the end of the world : on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( Book )

38 editions published between 2012 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A tale of diversity within our damaged landscapes, The Mushroom at the End of the World follows one of the strangest commodity chains of our times to explore the unexpected corners of capitalism. Here, we witness the varied and peculiar worlds of matsutake commerce: the worlds of Japanese gourmets, capitalist traders, Hmong jungle fighters, industrial forests, Yi Chinese goat herders, Finnish nature guides, and more. These companions also lead us into fungal ecologies and forest histories to better understand the promise of cohabitation in a time of massive human destruction."--Amazon.com
Communities and conservation : histories and politics of community-based natural resource management by J. Peter Brosius( )

13 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The distinguished environmentalists in this collection offer an in-depth analysis and call to advocacy for community-based natural resource management (CBNRM). Their overview of this transnational movement reveals important links between environmental management and social justice agendas for sustainable use of resources by local communities. In this volume, leaders who have been instrumental in creating and shaping CBNRM describe their model programs; the countermapping movement and collective claims to land and resources; legal strategies for gaining rights to resources and territories; biodiversity conservation and land stabilization priorities; and environmental justice and minority rights. This book will be of value to instructors, practitioners and activists in anthropology, cultural geography, environmental justice, environmental policy, political ecology, indigenous rights, conservation biology, and CBNRM."--Publisher's website
Friction : an ethnography of global connection by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( Book )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and held by 996 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A wheel turns because of its encounter with the surface of the road; spinning in the air it goes nowhere. Rubbing two sticks together produces heat and light; one stick alone is just a stick. In both cases, it is friction that produces movement, action, effect. Challenging the widespread view that globalization invariably signifies a "clash" of cultures, anthropologist Anna Tsing here develops friction in its place as a metaphor for the diverse and conflicting social interactions that make up our contemporary world. She focuses on one particular "zone of awkward engagement"--The rainforests of Indonesia--where in the 1980s and the 1990s capitalist interests increasingly reshaped the landscape not so much through corporate design as through awkward chains of legal and illegal entrepreneurs that wrested the land from previous claimants, creating resources for distant markets. In response, environmental movements arose to defend the rainforests and the communities of people who live in them. Not confined to a village, a province, or a nation, the social drama of the Indonesian rainforest includes local and national environmentalists, international science, North American investors, advocates for Brazilian rubber tappers, UN funding agencies, mountaineers, village elders, and urban students, among others--all combining in unpredictable, messy misunderstandings, but misunderstandings that sometimes work out." Book cover
In the realm of the diamond queen : marginality in an out-of-the-way place by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( Book )

13 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engaging Meratus in wider conversations involving Indonesian bureaucrats, family planners, experts in international development, Javanese soldiers, American and French feminists, Asian-Americans, right-to-life advocates, and Western intellectuals, Tsing looks not for consensus and coherence in Meratus culture but rather allows individual Meratus men and women to return our gaze. Bearing the fruit from the lively contemporary conversations between anthropology and cultural studies, In the Realm of the Diamond Queen will prove to be a model for thinking and writing about gender, power, and the politics of identity."--Pub. desc
Uncertain terms : negotiating gender in American culture( Book )

10 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arts of living on a damaged planet by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( Book )

21 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living on a damaged planet challenges who we are and where we live. This timely anthology calls on twenty eminent humanists and scientists to revitalize curiosity, observation, and transdisciplinary conversation about life on earth. As human-induced environmental change threatens multispecies livability, Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet puts forward a bold proposal: entangled histories, situated narratives, and thick descriptions offer urgent “arts of living.” Included are essays by scholars in anthropology, ecology, science studies, art, literature, and bioinformatics who posit critical and creative tools for collaborative survival in a more-than-human Anthropocene. The essays are organized around two key figures that also serve as the publications two openings: Ghosts, or landscapes haunted by the violences of modernity; and Monsters, or interspecies and intraspecies sociality. Ghosts and Monsters are tentacular, windy, and arboreal arts that invite readers to encounter ants, lichen, rocks, electrons, flying foxes, salmon, chestnut trees, mud volcanoes, border zones, graves, radioactive wastein short, the wonders and terrors of an unintended epoch. Contributors: Karen Barad, U of California, Santa Cruz; Kate Brown, U of Maryland, Baltimore; Carla Freccero, U of California, Santa Cruz; Peter Funch, Aarhus U; Scott F. Gilbert, Swarthmore College; Deborah M. Gordon, Stanford U; Donna J. Haraway, U of California, Santa Cruz; Andreas Hejnol, U of Bergen, Norway; Ursula K. Le Guin; Marianne Elisabeth Lien, U of Oslo; Andrew Mathews, U of California, Santa Cruz; Margaret McFall-Ngai, U of Hawaii, Manoa; Ingrid M. Parker, U of California, Santa Cruz; Mary Louise Pratt, NYU; Anne Pringle, U of Wisconsin, Madison; Deborah Bird Rose, U of New South Wales, Sydney; Dorion Sagan; Lesley Stern, U of California, San Diego; Jens-Christian Svenning, Aarhus U
Nature in the global south : environmental projects in South and Southeast Asia( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nuanced look at how nature has been culturally constructed in South and Southeast Asia, Nature in the Global South is a major contribution to understandings of the politics and ideologies of environmentalism and development in a postcolonial epoch. Among the many significant paradigms for understanding both the preservation and use of nature in these regions are biological classification, state forest management, tropical ecology, imperial water control, public health, and community-based conservation. Focusing on these and other ways that nature has been shaped and defined, this collection of essays describes projects of exploitation, administration, science, and community protest. [from publisher's advertisement]
Words in motion : toward a global lexicon by Carol Gluck( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the premise that words have the power to make worlds, each essay in this book follows a word as it travels around the globe and across time. Scholars from five disciplines address thirteen societies to highlight the social and political life of words in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, from the mid-nineteenth century to the present. The approach is consciously experimental, in that rigorously tracking specific words in specific settings frequently leads in unexpected directions and alters conventional depictions of global modernity."--Jacket
Indigeneidades contemporáneas : cultura, política y globalización by Amita Baviskar( )

1 edition published in 2015 in Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Durante los últimos siglos, muchas sociedades tribales han sido aniquiladas por la guerra, la enfermedad, la explotación y la asimilación cultural. Sin embargo, lejos de desaparecer, como alguna vez se vaticinó, los pueblos nativos hoy se muestran fortalecidos e incluso crecen en términos demográficos. Así, los pueblos indígenas han afirmado su lugar en la cultura, la economía y la política mundial del siglo XXI, a pesar de lo heterogéneo de sus opiniones y agendas. Los 15 artículos de este libro examinan los diversos rostros de la experiencia indígena actual en el mundo. Contrastando con la imagen de nativos arraigados en sus territorios originales, los capítulos aquí recogidos ofrecen un mapeo de las experiencias indígenas diaspóricas y la circulación mundial del discurso y la política de la indigeneidad. En vez de nociones acerca la "tradición nativa inmutable", los colaboradores muestran a los pueblos indígenas enfrentando la tensa dinámica entre ser clasificados por otros y los intentos de definirse a sí mismos dentro y en contra de un denso entramado de símbolos, fantasías y significados de la indigeneidad
Shock and awe : war on words( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mushroom at the end of the world : on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matsutake is the most valuable mushroom in the world-and a weed that grows in human-disturbed forests across the northern hemisphere. Through its ability to nurture trees, matsutake helps forests to grow in daunting places. It is also an edible delicacy in Japan, where it sometimes commands astronomical prices. In all its contradictions, matsutake offers insights into areas far beyond just mushrooms and addresses a crucial question: what manages to live in the ruins we have made' A tale of diversity within our damaged landscapes, The Mushroom at the End of the World follows one of the strangest commodity chains of our times to explore the unexpected corners of capitalism. Here, we witness the varied and peculiar worlds of matsutake commerce: the worlds of Japanese gourmets, capitalist traders, Hmong jungle fighters, industrial forests, Yi Chinese goat herders, Finnish nature guides, and more. These companions also lead us into fungal ecologies and forest histories to better understand the promise of cohabitation in a time of massive human destruction
Politics and culture in the Meratus Mountains by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( Book )

9 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And then she continued : women-poems( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culturally conflicting views of nature( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le champignon de la fin du monde : sur la possibilité de vivre dans les ruines du capitalisme by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in French and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

4e de couv.: Ce n'est pas seulement dans les pays ravagés par la guerre qu'il faut apprendre à vivre dans les ruines. Car les ruines se rapprochent et nous enserrent de toute part, des sites industriels aux paysages naturels dévastés. Mais l'erreur serait de croire que l'on se contente d'y survivre. Dans les ruines prolifèrent en effet de nouveaux mondes qu'Anna Tsing a choisi d'explorer en suivant l'odyssée étonnante d'un mystérieux champignon qui ne pousse que dans les forêts détruites. Suivre les matsutakes, c'est s'intéresser aux cueilleurs de l'Oregon, ces travailleurs précaires, vétérans des guerres américaines, immigrés sans papiers, qui vendent chaque soir les champignons ramassés le jour et qui termineront comme des produits de luxe sur les étals des épiceries fines japonaises. Chemin faisant, on comprend pourquoi la "précarité" n'est pas seulement un terme décrivant la condition des cueilleurs sans emploi stable mais un concept pour penser le monde qui nous est imposé. Suivre les matsutakes, c'est apporter un éclairage nouveau sur la manière dont le capitalisme s'est inventé comme mode d'exploitation et dont il ravage aujourd'hui la planète. Suivre les matsutakes, c'est aussi une nouvelle manière de faire de la biologie : les champignons sont une espèce très particulière qui bouscule les fondements des sciences du vivant. Les matsutakes ne sont donc pas un prétexte ou une métaphore, ils sont le support surprenant d'une leçon d'optimisme dans un monde désespérant
Multispecies studies( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telling violence in the Meratus Mountains by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politics and culture in the Meratus mountains by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the politics and cultures among the Dayak people of the Meratus Mountains of Southeastern Borneo
"Riding the horse of gaps" : a Meratus woman's spiritual expression by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rhetoric of centers in a religion of the periphery by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing( )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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In the realm of the diamond queen : marginality in an out-of-the-way place
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Friction : an ethnography of global connectionIn the realm of the diamond queen : marginality in an out-of-the-way placeUncertain terms : negotiating gender in American cultureNature in the global south : environmental projects in South and Southeast AsiaWords in motion : toward a global lexicon
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