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The art of anthropology

Author: Alfred Gell; Eric Hirsch
Publisher: London Athlone Press
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
Publication:Monographs on social anthropology
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Collecting together the most influential of Gell's writings, this book demonstrates Gell's theoretical and empirical interests and his distinctive contribution to several key areas of anthropological  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred Gell; Eric Hirsch
ISBN: 0485195674 9780485195675 0485196603 9780485196603
OCLC Number: 961280184
Description: XV, 294 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: CONTENTS List of Plates vi Foreword by Eric Hirsch, Department of Human Sciences, BruneI University vii Acknowledgments xv Introduction: Notes on Seminar Culture and Some Other Influences 1 1 Strathernograms, or the Semiotics of Mixed Metaphors 29 2 Inter-Tribal Commodity Barter and Reproductive Gift Exchange in Old Melanesia 76 3 The Market Wheel: Symbolic Aspects of an Indian Tribal Market 107 4 Style and Meaning in Umeda Dance 136 5 The Technology of Enchantment and the Enchantment of Technology 159 6 Vogel's Net: Traps as Artworks and Artworks as Traps 187 7 On Coote's 'Marvels of Everyday Vision' 215 8 The Language of the Forest: Landscape and Phonological Iconism in Umeda 232 9 Exalting the King and Obstructing the State: A Political Interpretation of Royal Ritual in Bastar District, Central India 259 The Published Work of Alfred Gell 283 Index 286
Responsibility: Alfred Gell. Ed. by Eric Hirsch

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'A masterpiece.' Times Higher Education Supplement

 
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