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Maintaining Relations with Deer: A Day in the Life in the Middle Archaic

Christopher R. Moore and Richard W. Jefferies

in Investigating the Ordinary: Everyday Matters in Southeast Archaeology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400219
eISBN:
9781683400578
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400219.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Methodology and Techniques

This chapter examines the way deer were entangled in the everyday lives of Middle Archaic peoples. The authors first delve into hunter-gatherer ethnography, principally from northern hunting ... More


Animal Skins and the Reading Self in Medieval Latin and French Bestiaries

Sarah Kay

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226436739
eISBN:
9780226436876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226436876.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This book explores the relations between humans and other animals as they appear to a reader of medieval bestiaries, given that almost all of them are realized as parchment books and that parchment, ... More


Animal Relatives, Difficult Relations

Barbara Herrnstein Smith

in Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620234
eISBN:
9780748671670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620234.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter considers two sets of difficulties involving humans' relations to animals: first, those arising chronically from our complex and ambivalent psychological relations to the animals we ... More


Ideas of Species and Personhood

Rane Willerslev

in Soul Hunters: Hunting, Animism, and Personhood among the Siberian Yukaghirs

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520252165
eISBN:
9780520941007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252165.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter reviews the issue of human–animal relations. It describes the Yukaghir ideas about species and personhood, and states that they can be ascribed to “perspectival ontology,” whereby all ... More


Scandalous Knowledge: Science, Truth and the Human

Barbara Herrnstein Smith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620234
eISBN:
9780748671670
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620234.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book contextualizes, explains and defends the radically new ways of understanding science, truth and knowledge associated with constructivist epistemology and contemporary science studies and ... More


Embodiment of <i>Dharma</i> in Animals

Andrea Gutiérrez

in The Oxford History of Hinduism: Hindu Law: A New History of Dharmaśāstra

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198702603
eISBN:
9780191772276
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198702603.003.0036
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

This chapter explores animal involvement in Hindu ritual and ideology as described in Dharmaśāstra, investigating how and why descriptions and enactments of dharma require and utilize animal bodies. ... More


Posthuman Spectatorship: The Animal in You(Tube): From Los olvidados to “Christian the Lion”

Adam Lowenstein

in Dreaming of Cinema: Spectatorship, Surrealism, and the Age of Digital Media

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166577
eISBN:
9780231538480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166577.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses the concept of the “posthuman,” which refers to the interpretation that the deepening relationship between humankind and machines has reached a point where there seems to be no ... More


Mosquito Trails: "Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement"

Alex M. Nading

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282612
eISBN:
9780520958562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282612.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

It is easy to think of mosquitoes as enemies. They not only bite us but also transmit diseases, including dengue fever, the world’s most prevalent mosquito-borne illness. Routine house-to-house ... More


Mosquitos, Madres, y Moradores

Alex M. Nading

in Mosquito Trails: "Ecology, Health, and the Politics of Entanglement"

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282612
eISBN:
9780520958562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282612.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Nicaraguan Ministry of Health protocols for the control of dengue mosquitoes hinged on an aesthetic ordering of the urban household: one in which mosquitoes, like garbage and dirt, did not belong. ... More


How to Be Hindu in the Himalayas: Conflicts over Animal Sacrifice in Uttarakhand

Radhika Govindrajan

in Shifting Ground: People, Animals, and Mobility in India's Environmental History

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198098959
eISBN:
9780199084999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198098959.003.0009
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter examines contemporary debates over the practice of balidana (animal sacrifice) in Uttarakhand and argues that these debates should be read as conflicts between differing conceptions of ... More


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