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Material cultures

Material cultures

why some things matter

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Published by Routledge in London .
Written in English


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A collection of essays which present a balanced survey between theoretical discussions on the one hand and case-study research on the other. This volume is an ethnographic study of material cultures.

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Daniel Miller.
SeriesConsumption and space
ContributionsMiller, Daniel, 1954-
The Physical Object
Pagination243p. :
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22042356M
ISBN 101857286863

Cultural materialism is an anthropological research orientation first introduced by Marvin Harris in his book The Rise of Anthropological Theory, as a theoretical paradigm and research strategy. It is said to be the most enduring achievement of that work. Harris subsequently developed a full elaboration and defense of the paradigm in his book Cultural Materialism. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Silk, Slaves, and Stupas tells the stories of ten very different objects, considering their interaction with the peoples and cultures of the Silk Road—those who made them, carried them, received them, used them, sold them, worshipped them, and, in. But that's missing the point of this amazing book, which is to show *relative* material wealth among statistically average families around the world in a very visual and tangible way. And the gap between, say, first- and third-world Okay, yes, published in , Material World is a bit dated/5.

either material or nonmaterial culture. Material culture includes all the physical things that people create and attach meaning to. Clothing, food, tools, and architecture are examples of material culture that most people would think of. Natural objects and materials (rock, dirt, trees, etc.) aren't considered to be part of material culture. Material culture provides us insight into nonmaterial culture, which includes the ideas, beliefs, habits and values of a people. While an object starts off as simply a physical item, over time it.


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