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Toward the Semiosphere

Peter Harries-Jones

in Upside-Down Gods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270347
eISBN:
9780823270385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270347.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Organisms not only belong to ecological niches in the physical sense, but also to semiotic niches whose cues are visual, acoustic, chemical, and which must be correctly interpreted for the individual ... More


Dark Matter Confrontations in Translation

Daniel L. Everett

in Dark Matter of the Mind: The Culturally Articulated Unconscious

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226070766
eISBN:
9780226401430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401430.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines conditions which make translation possible, coming to the conclusion that translation can never be completely successful. Returning to his initial experiences translating the ... More


<i>Hippie Ko Pala</i> (The Age of Hippies)

Mark Liechty

in Far Out: Countercultural Seekers and the Tourist Encounter in Nepal

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226428802
eISBN:
9780226429137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226429137.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

What did it mean for Nepalis to live among and interact with Western youth, many of whom used the relative freedom of Nepal to cast off just about every social inhibition (sartorial, sexual, legal) ... More


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