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Handbook of material culture

Author: Christopher Y Tilley; et al
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, Calif. : SAGE, 2006.
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: Christopher Y Tilley; et al
ISBN: 1412900395 9781412900393 1412900395 9781412900393 9781446270561 1446270564
OCLC Number: 145808915
Description: xvii, 556 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Contents: pt. I. Theoretical perspectives : introduction / Christopher Tilley --
1. In the matter of Marxism / Bill Maurer --
2. Structuralism and semiotics / Robert Layton --
3. Phenomenology and material culture / Julian Thomas --
4. Objectification / Christopher Tilley --
5. Agency, biography and objects / Janet Hoskins --
6. Scenes from a troubled engagement : post-structuralism and material culture studies / Bjornar Olsen --
7. Colonial matters : material culture and postcolonial theory in colonial situations / Peter van Dommelen --
pt. II. The body, materiality and the senses : introduction / Patricia Spyer --
8. Four types of visual culture / Christopher Pinney --
9. Food, eating, and the good life / Judith Farquhar --
10. Scent, sound and synaesthesia : intersensoriality and material culture theory / David Howes --
11. The colours of things / Diana Young --
12. Inside and outside : surfaces and containers / Jean-Pierre Warnier --
pt. III. Subjects and objects : introduction / Webb Keane --
13. Cloth and clothing / Jane Schneider --
14. Home furnishing and domestic interiors / Robert St. George --
15. Vernacular architecture / Suzanne Preston Blier --
16. Architecture and modernism / Victor Buchli --
17. 'Primitivism', anthropology, and the category of 'primitive art' / Fred Myers --
18. Tracking globalization : commodities and value in motion / Robert J. Foster --
19. Place and landscape / Barbara Bender --
20. Cultural memory / Paul Connerton --
pt. IV. Process and transformation : introduction / Susanne Kuchler --
21. Technology as material culture / Ron Eglash --
22. Consumption / Daniel Miller --
23. Style, design, and function / Margaret W. Conkey --
24. Exchange / James G. Carrier --
25. Performance / Jon P. Mitchell --
26. Present to past : ethnoarchaeology / Paul Lane --
27. Material culture and long-term change / Chris Gosden --
pt. V. Presentation and politics : introduction / Michael Rowlands --
28. Intellectual property and rights : an anthropological perspective / Marilyn Strathern --
29. Heritage and the present past / Beverley Butler --
30. Museums and museum displays / Anthony Alan Shelton --
31. Monuments and memorials / Michael Rowlands and Christopher Tilley --
32. Conservation as material culture / Diana Eastop --
33. Collectors and collecting / Russell Belk.
Responsibility: edited by Christopher Tilley ... [et al.].
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