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Korom, Frank J. - The Anthropology of Performance: A Reader, ebook

The Anthropology of Performance: A Reader

Korom, Frank J.


The Anthropology of Performance is an invaluable guide to this exciting and growing area.  This cutting-edge volume on the major advancements in performance studies presents the theories, methods, and practices of performance in cultures around the globe. Leading anthropologists describe

Lewis, J. Lowell - The Anthropology of Cultural Performance, ebook

The Anthropology of Cultural Performance

Lewis, J. Lowell


Table of contents
1. Special Events and Everyday Life
J. Lowell Lewis
2. Play as Performance: Exploring P/p Relations
J. Lowell Lewis
3. Rituals and Ritual-Like Genres
J. Lowell Lewis
4. Performative Processes: Types of P/p Relations
J. Lowell Lewis
5. Embodiment, Emplacement, and Cultural

Grimshaw, Anna  - Visualizing Anthropology, ebook

Visualizing Anthropology

Grimshaw, Anna


How can visuality be understood on its own terms rather than by means of established textual frameworks? Visualizing Anthropology takes up this challenge. Bringing together a range of perspectives anchored in practice, the book maps experiments in the forms and techniques

Fassin, Didier - A Companion to Moral Anthropology, ebook

A Companion to Moral Anthropology

Fassin, Didier


A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such

Morris, Mike - Concise Dictionary of Social and Cultural Anthropology, ebook

Concise Dictionary of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Morris, Mike


Fills a need for a beginner’s pocket guide to the far-reaching and complex field of anthropology, including over 800 detailed entries and the intellectual background of termsWritten in plain, jargon-free language, for readers without extensive background in the

Bangstad, Sindre - Anthropology of Our Times, ebook

Anthropology of Our Times

Bangstad, Sindre


Anthropological Publics, Public Anthropology: An Introduction
Sindre Bangstad
2. In Conversation with Sindre Bangstad and Kristian Berg Harpviken About Lived Islam in the Frontier Regions of Pakistan and Afghanistan. House of Literature, April 28, 2011

Webster, Joseph - The Anthropology of Protestantism, ebook

The Anthropology of Protestantism

Webster, Joseph


Table of contents
1. Introduction: Gamrie, Words, Signs
Joseph Webster
Part I. Gamrie
2. Situating Gamrie
Joseph Webster
3. The Triple Pinch
Joseph Webster
Part II. Words
4. Preaching
Joseph Webster
5. Testimony