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Mixed emotions : anthropological studies of feeling

Author: Kay Milton; Maruska Svasek
Publisher: Oxford, UK ; New York, N.Y. : Berg, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book provides a concise introduction to the anthropology of emotions that outlines some of the major themes and controversies. Drawing on fieldwork undertaken in Europe, Japan and Melanesia, the authors explore how consciousness, memory, identity and politics are intimately related to emotional processes. A broad range of case studies covers such topics as how fear is managed in Belfast, how Spanish gypsies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mixed emotions.
Oxford, UK ; New York, N.Y. : Berg, 2005
(OCoLC)607732476
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kay Milton; Maruska Svasek
ISBN: 1845200780 9781845200787 1845200799 9781845200794
OCLC Number: 57893369
Description: viii, 232 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: emotions in anthropology / Maruška Svašek --
Meanings, feelings and human ecology / Kay Milton --
Darwin on the expression of the emotions: the eclipse of a research programme / Peter J. Bowler --
Being there: emotion and imagination in anthropologists' encounters / Elizabeth Tonkin --
Resentment as a sense of self / Lisette Josephides --
Emotion, memory and religious rituals: an assessment of two theories / Harvey Whitehouse --
When intuitive knowledge fails: emotion, art and resolution / Paul Sant Cassia --
'Catholics, Protestants and office workers from the town': the experience and negotiation of fear in Northern Ireland / Karen D. Lysaght --
'As if someone dear to me had died': intimate landscapes, political subjectivity and the problem of a park in Sardinia / Tracey Heatherington --
Love, suffering and grief among Spanish Gitanos / Paloma Gay y Blasco --
Maternal feelings on Monkey Mountain: cross-species emotional affinity in Japan / John Knight --
The politics of chosen trauma: expellee memories, emotions and identities / Maruška Svašek.
Responsibility: edited by Kay Milton and Maruska Svasek.
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