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Signs of recognition : powers and hazards of representation in an Indonesian society

Author: Webb Keane
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

This work explores the performances and transactions that lie at the heart of public events in contemporary Anakalang, Indonesia. The author argues that by looking at representations as concrete  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Keane, Webb, 1955-
Signs of recognition.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1997
(DLC) 96018064
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Webb Keane
ISBN: 9780520917637 0520917634 0585106010 9780585106014 9780520204751 0520204751 9780520204744 0520204743
OCLC Number: 43475915
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 297 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. Introduction: Representation, Recognition, and Hazard --
2. Geography, History, and Sociality --
3. Things of Value --
4. Loaded Terms --
5. Text, Context, and Displacement --
6. Voices, Agents, and Interlocutors --
7. Formality and the Economy of Signs --
8. Subjects and the Vicissitudes of Objects --
9. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Webb Keane.
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