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Anthropology, Art and Cultural Production Histories, Themes, Perspectives

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ISBN-10: 0745317944

ISBN-13: 9780745317946

Edition: 2007

Authors: Maruska Svasek

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In this book, Maruska Svasek provides an introduction to anthropological perspectives on art.
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Book details

List price: $39.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 2/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Maruska Svasek is Reader in the School of History and Anthropology, Queens University, Belfast. Her main research interests are emotional dynamics, migration and art and artefacts. Recent publications include Human Mobility and Emotions: Ethnographies of Movement (ed., 2012), Anthropology, Art and Cultural Production (2007)   Postsocialism: Politics and Emotions in Central and Eastern Europe (2006).

Acknowledgements
Theorising Art
Introduction
From Evolutionism to Ethnoaesthetics
From Visual Communication to Object Agency
Objects, Transit and Transition
Performances: The Power of Art/efacts
Markets: Art/efacts on the Move
Museums: Space, Materiality and the Politics of Display
'Fine Art': Creating and Contesting Boundaries
Processual Relativism: Fante Flags in Northern Ireland
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index