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What color is the sacred?

What color is the sacred?

Author: Michael Taussig
Publisher: Chicago, Ill : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:What color is the sacred?
Into the image -- The face of world history -- Licensed transgression -- Where stones walk like men -- Color as crime -- Color walks -- The diver -- Could a cat be a whale? -- In the time of lapis lazuli -- Polymorphous magical substance -- Plasma -- A beautiful blue substance flows into me -- The red butterfly -- Color in the colony -- Administration by bluff -- Walking through fire -- Sailing through color -- Body  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Taussig
ISBN: 9780226790053 9780226790060 0226790053 0226790061
OCLC Number: 610737199
In: Taussig, Michael T
Description: 292 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Michael Taussig.


A meditation on the mysteries of color and the fascination they provoke. It uses color to explore further dimensions of what the author calls 'the bodily unconscious' in an age of global warming.  Read more...


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"If Hunter S. Thompson had been trained by Boas in anthropology, Engels in economics, and Arendt in philosophy, he might write something like Taussig." - Publishers Weekly "Blending fact and fiction, Read more...

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