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Ingold's Jewels

Nicholas P. Money

in Mr. Bloomfield's Orchard: The Mysterious World of Mushrooms, Molds, and Mycologists

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195154573
eISBN:
9780199790272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195154573.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Microbiology

This chapter discusses the biology of a cross-section of aquatic fungi. In fast-flowing creeks, foams froth around half-submerged branches or at the bottom of waterfalls. Cakes of foam trap and ... More


‘Working the ground’

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter One focuses on human-environment relations and opens with a description of what it means to ‘work the ground’ when fishing off the coast of Scotland. Through detailed ethnography and James ... More


From Wullie’s Peak to the Burma Naming places at sea

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The chapter focuses on human-environment relations. It begins with a description of how place names are used during a fishing trip, and how they are marked in digital GPS chartplotters and discussed ... More


From ‘where am I?’ to ‘where is that?’ Rethinking navigation

Penny McCall Howard

in Environment, Labour and Capitalism at Sea: Working the Ground' in Scotland

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781784994143
eISBN:
9781526128478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994143.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

Chapter Four continues the discussion of techniques and technologies with a focus on orientation and navigation. The chapter draws on Tim Ingold’s and James Gibson’s descriptions of orientation as a ... More


Sensing cultures: cinema, ethnography and the senses

David Howes

in Beyond text?: Critical practices and sensory anthropology

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719085055
eISBN:
9781526109958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085055.003.0018
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This essay reflects on various contributions to the Beyond Text volume, from the point of view of the anthropology of the senses. It makes the point that sensory anthropology has a long history in ... More


Cutting Absolute Worlds: Grounded Frames of Reference

Doug Bailey

in Breaking the Surface: An Art/Archaeology of Prehistoric Architecture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190611873
eISBN:
9780190611903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190611873.003.0011
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Non-Classical

This chapter presents the work of cultural anthropologist Tim Ingold (on grounded and ungrounded being) and of linguistic anthropologist Stephen Levinson (on spatial frames of reference). Both ... More


The Emergent Past: A Relational Realist Archaeology of Early Bronze Age Mortuary Practices

Chris Fowler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199656370
eISBN:
9780191804724
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199656370.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book approaches archaeological research as an engagement within an assemblage — a particular configuration of materials, things, places, humans, animals, plants, techniques, technologies, ... More


Introduction: Darwinism in Dispute

Tim Lewens

in Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199674183
eISBN:
9780191810688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674183.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Charles Darwin’s notion of natural selection is often viewed as a simple idea with explanatory power that ranges well beyond the traditional confines of biology. For some theorists, typically with ... More


The Perils of Cultural Models

Tim Lewens

in Cultural Evolution: Conceptual Challenges

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199674183
eISBN:
9780191810688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674183.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

A great deal of work done under the banner of cultural evolutionary theory involves the construction of idealized explanatory models: indeed, the use of such models is often touted as the key virtue ... More


Grief, the Media, and Social Emotions

Douglas J. Davies

in Mors Britannica: Life Style & Death Style in Britain Today

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199644971
eISBN:
9780191815737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644971.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The social force binding individuals and society is often tested during bereavement and raises the question of whether grief is ‘unique’, more widely shared, or differing in terms of social class. ... More


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