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Being alive : essays on movement, knowledge and description

Author: Tim Ingold
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Ingold
ISBN: 9780415576833 0415576830 9780415576840 0415576849 9780203818336 0203818334
OCLC Number: 781077588
Description: XVIII, 270 str. : ilustr. ; 25 cm
Contents: Anthropology comes to life --
Materials against materiality --
Culture on the ground : the world perceived through the feet --
Walking the plank : meditations on a proces of skill --
Rethinking the animate, reanimating the thought --
Point, line, counterpoint : from environment to fluid space --
When ant meets spider : social theory for arthropods --
The shape of the earth --
Earth, sky, wind and weather --
Landscape or weather-world? --
Four objections to the concept of soundscape --
Against space : place, movement, knowledge --
Stories against classification : transport, wayfaring and the integration of knowledge --
Naming as storytelling : speaking of animals among the Koyukon of Alaska --
Seven variations on the letter A --
Ways of mind-walking : reading, writing, painting --
The textility of making --
Drawing together : doing, observing, describing --
Anthropology is not ethnography.
Responsibility: Tim Ingold.
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