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Carsten, Janet

Blood Will Out: Essays on Liquid Transfers and Flows

Carsten, Janet - Blood Will Out: Essays on Liquid Transfers and Flows, ebook

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Unique in focus and international in scope, this book brings together 10 essays about the material, metaphorical, and symbolic importance of blood.

  • An interdisciplinary study that unites the work of noted historians and anthropologists
  • Incorporates insights from recent work in symbolism, kinship studies, medical anthropology, the anthropology of religion, the sociological study of finance, and textual analysis
  • Covers topics such as Medieval European conceptions of blood; blood and the brain; blood and the cultural study of finance; and blood types, identity, and association in twentieth-century America

 

Keywords: Medical Anthropology, The metaphorical importance of blood, JRAI, RAI, classic anthropology, symbolism, kinship studies, medical anthropology, the anthropology of religion, medical sociology

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute Special Issue Book Series
Page amount
200 pages
Category
Geography, Travel
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118656266
Printed ISBN
9781118656280

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