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Author: Joanna R Sofaer
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell Pub., 2007.
Series: New interventions in art history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work examines the way that individuals use material objects as tools for conveying their personalities to others. Exploring the complexity of identity through the intersecting notions of gender, ethnicity, age, sexuality, and class, this book looks at deliberate expression and manipulation of identity.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna R Sofaer
ISBN: 1405132345 9781405132343 1405132353 9781405132350
OCLC Number: 70176845
Description: xi, 172 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : materiality and identity / Joanna Sofaer --
Mai/Omai in London and the South Pacific : performativity, cultural entanglement and indigenous appropriation / Jocelyn Hackforth-Jones --
Projecting identities in the Greek symposion / Robin Osborne --
Bernini struts / Michael Cole --
Architectural style and identity in Egypt / Doris Behrens-Abouseif --
Identifying the body : representing self, art, ornamentation and the body in later prehistoric Europe / Fay Stevens --
Aristocratic identity : Regency furniture and the Egyptian Revival style / Abigail Harrison-Moore --
Architecture, power and politics : the forum-basilica in Roman Britain / Louise Revell.
Series Title: New interventions in art history.
Responsibility: edited by Joanna Sofaer.
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Material Identities examines the way that individuals use material objects as tools for projecting aspects of their identities. Considers the way identity is fashioned, launched, used,  Read more...

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