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Handbook of material culture

Author: Christopher Y Tilley
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 'Handbook of Material Culture' provides a critical survey of the theories, concepts, intellectual debates, substantive domains and traditions of study characterizing the analysis of things.
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Handbook of material culture.
London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE, 2006
(OCoLC)619932532
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Y Tilley
ISBN: 1412900395 9781412900393 9781446206430 1446206432
OCLC Number: 61879101
Description: xvii, 556 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: In the matter of Marxism / Bill Maurer --
Structuralism and semiotics / Robert Layton --
Phenomenology and material culture / Julian Thomas --
Objectification / Christopher Tilley --
Agency, biography and objects / Janet Hoskins --
Scenes from a troubled engagement : post-structuralism and material culture studies / Bjørnar Olsen --
Colonial matters : material culture and postcolonial theory in colonial situations / Peter van Dommelen --
Four types of visual culture / Christopher Pinney --
Food, eating, and the good life / Judith Farquhar --
Scent, sound and synaesthesia : intersensoriality and material culture theory / David Howes --
The colours of things / Diana Young --
Inside and outside : surfaces and containers / Jean-Pierre Warnier --
Cloth and clothing / Jane Schneider --
Home furnishing and domestic interiors / Robert St. George --
Vernacular architecture / Suzanne Preston Blier --
Architecture and modernism / Victor Buchli --
'Primitivism', anthropology, and the category of 'primitive art' / Fred Myers --
Tracking globalization : commodities and value in motion / Robert J. Foster --
Place and landscape / Barbara Bender --
Cultural memory / Paul Connerton --
Technology as material culture / Ron Eglash --
Consumption / Daniel Miller --
Style, design, and function / Margaret W. Conkey --
Exchange / James G. Carrier --
Performance / Jon P. Mitchell --
Present to past : ethnoarchaeology / Paul Lane --
Material culture and long-term change / Chris Gosden --
Intellectual property and rights : an anthropological perspective / Marilyn Strathern --
Heritage and the present past / Beverley Butler --
Museums and museum displays / Anthony Alan Shelton --
Monuments and memorials / Michael Rowlands and Christopher Tilley --
Conservation as material culture / Diana Eastop --
Collectors and collecting / Russell Belk.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Tilley [and others].

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