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The material culture reader

Author: Victor Buchli
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This reader brings together seminal articles that have helped shape the anthropological study of material culture. It looks at topics ranging from the anthropology of art to architecture, landscape  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Buchli
ISBN: 1859735541 9781859735541 1859735592 9781859735596
OCLC Number: 443746165
Description: XI, 274 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: The metaphorical transformations of Wala canoes / Christopher Tilley --
Binding in the Pacific: between loops and knots / Susanne Küchler --
Photographic portraiture in central India in the 1980s and 1990s / Christopher Pinney --
The power of origins: questions of cultural rights / Michael Rowlands --
Contested landscapes: medieval to present day / Barbara Bender --
Bodies of metal, shells of memory: "trench art" and the Great War re-cycled / Nicholas J. Saunders --
Krushchev, modernism and the fight against Petit-bourgeois consciousness in the Soviet home / Victor Buchli --
Coca-Cola: a black sweet drink from Trinidad / Daniel Miller.
Responsibility: edited by Victor Buchli.

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'This is a useful 'reader' for those who are specifically interested in detailed issues raised by recent research into aspects of material culture.'The Art Book

 
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