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The Multispecies Salon

Author: Eben Kirksey
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A new approach to writing culture has arrived: multispecies ethnography. Plants, animals, fungi, and microbes appear alongside humans in this singular book about natural and cultural history.

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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eben Kirksey
ISBN: 9780822376989 0822376989 9780822356103 0822356104 9780822356257 0822356252
OCLC Number: 1170140060
Description: 1 online resource (306 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Eben Kirksey, Craig Schuetze, and Stefan Helmreich 1Part I. Blasted Landscapes 1. Hope in Blasted Landscapes / Eben Kirksey, Nicholas Shapiro, and Maria Brodine 29R. A. W. Assmilk Soap / Karin Bolender 643. Blasted Landscapes (And the Gentle Arts of Mushroom Picking) / Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, for the Matsutake Worlds Research Group 87Part II. Edible Companions Interlude. Microbiopolitics / Heather Paxson 115Recipe 1. Plumpinon / Lindsay Kelley 122Recipe 2. Human Cheese / Miriam Sumin 135Recipe 3. Multispecies Communities / Eben Kirksey 145Recipe 4. Bitter Medicine is Stronger / Linda Noel, Christine Hamilton, Anna Rodriguez, Angela James, Nathan Rich, David S. Edmunds, and Kim TallBear 1544. Life Cycle of a Common Weed / Caitlin Berrigan 164Part III. Life and Biotechnology 5. Life in the Age of Biotechnology / Eben Kirksey, Brandon Costelleo-Kuehn, and Dorion Sagan 1856. Invertebrate Visions: Diffractions of the Brittlestar / Karen Barad 2217. Speculative Fabulations for Technoculture's Generations: Taking Care of Unexpected Country / Donna J. Haraway 242Acknowledgments 263Bibliography 271Contributors 289Index 295
Responsibility: Eben Kirksey, ed.

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"Shines a valuable light on the crucial but understudied question of human relationships with non-human beings." -- Jack David Eller * Anthropology Review Database * "Eben Kirksey's wonderful new Read more...

 
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