Material Culture: Critical Concepts in the Social Sciences, Volume 2

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Taylor & Francis, 2004 - Material culture - 521 pages
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Contents

Introduction commodities and the politics of value
1
The origins of swadeshi home industry cloth and Indian society 17001930
56
Attaining rank a classification of Kula shell valuables
89
Space knowledge and power
107
Object as image the Italian scooter cycle
121
Extracts from Reading the Past Current Approaches to Interpretation in Archaeology
160
Bow ties and pet foods material culture and the negotiation of change in British industry
178
The reindeermans lasso
196
The study of material culture today toward an anthropology of technical systems
253
Extracts from Material Culture and Mass Consumption
292
Production
337
Interpreting space
387
A manifesto for modern material culture studies
402
University College London
410
Social values social constraints and material culture the design of contemporary beer cans
414
Inalienable wealth
496

The cultural biography of things commoditization as process
211
Malangan objects sacrifice and the production of memory
236

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