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Methodology After the Event: Weiner, Symbolic Obviation, and the Foi and Strathern, Gender of the Gift, and the Hagen moka

Tony Crook

in Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New Guinea: Exchanging Skin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264003
eISBN:
9780191734151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264003.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter provides two ethnographic examples of anthropologists reflexively incorporating Melanesian aesthetics and energetics into their interpretations by making distinctive borrowings from ... More


Dam Epilogue: The Textual Person

Tony Crook

in Anthropological Knowledge, Secrecy and Bolivip, Papua New Guinea: Exchanging Skin

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264003
eISBN:
9780191734151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264003.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Angkaiyakmin notions of a person's efficacy circulating beyond themselves and combining with others is used in this chapter as a vantage point on anthropological interpretative artefacts, and the ... More


Fashion

Daniel Miller and Sophie Woodward

in Blue Jeans: The Art of the Ordinary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520272187
eISBN:
9780520952089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272187.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter discusses how people deal with the commercial aspects of jeans, starting with the anxieties of shopping for jeans and choosing the right style. Within the shops there appears to be an ... More


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