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The Resource An anthropology of absence : materializations of transcendence and loss, Mikkel Bille, Frida Hastrup, Tim Flohr Sørensen, editors, (electronic book)

An anthropology of absence : materializations of transcendence and loss, Mikkel Bille, Frida Hastrup, Tim Flohr Sørensen, editors, (electronic book)

Label
An anthropology of absence : materializations of transcendence and loss
Title
An anthropology of absence
Title remainder
materializations of transcendence and loss
Statement of responsibility
Mikkel Bille, Frida Hastrup, Tim Flohr Sørensen, editors
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In studying material culture, anthropologists and archaeologists use meaningful physical objects from a culture to help understand the less tangible aspects of that culture, such as societal structure, rituals, and values. This title reveals that the absence of objects can be just as telling as their presence
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
306.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN452.5
LC item number
.A565 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Bille, Mikkel
  • Hastrup, Frida
  • Sørensen, Tim Flohr
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  • Material culture
  • Lost articles
  • Memorials
  • Symbolic anthropology
  • Lost articles
  • Material culture
  • Memorials
  • Symbolic anthropology
  • Social Science
Label
An anthropology of absence : materializations of transcendence and loss, Mikkel Bille, Frida Hastrup, Tim Flohr Sørensen, editors, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • pt. 2.
  • Embodying absence:
  • 3.
  • Missing bodies near-at-hand : the dissonant memory and dormant graves of the Spanish Civil War
  • Layla Renshaw ;
  • 4.
  • A sense of absence : the staging of heroic deaths and ongoing lives among American organ donor families
  • Anja Marie Bornø Jensen
  • pt. 3.
  • Temporalities of absence:
  • pt. 1.
  • 5.
  • Derivative presence : loss and lives in limbo in the West Bank
  • Lotte Buch ;
  • 6.
  • Materializations of disaster : recovering lost plots in a tsunami-affected village in South India
  • Frida Hastrup
  • pt. 4.
  • Materializing remembrance:
  • 7.
  • A saturated void : anticipating and preparing presence in contemporary Danish cemetery culture
  • Toward an anthropology of absence:
  • Tim Flohr Sørensen ;
  • 8.
  • Bringing home the dead : photographs, family imaginaries and moral remains
  • Fiona R. Parrott
  • pt. 5.
  • Ambiguous materialities:
  • 9.
  • Absent powers : magic and loss in post-socialist Mongolia
  • Lars Højer ;
  • 10.
  • 1.
  • Seeking providence through things : the word of God versus black cumin
  • Mikkel Bille ;
  • 11.
  • Presencing the im-material
  • Victor Buchli
  • pt. 6.
  • Commentary:
  • 12.
  • An anthropology of absence: commentary
  • Lynn Meskell
  • Introduction : an anthropology of absence
  • Mikkel Bille, Frida Hastrup, and Tim Flohr Sørensen ;
  • 2.
  • People without things
  • Severin Fowles
Control code
SPR663094043
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 221 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441955296
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
An anthropology of absence : materializations of transcendence and loss, Mikkel Bille, Frida Hastrup, Tim Flohr Sørensen, editors, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • pt. 2.
  • Embodying absence:
  • 3.
  • Missing bodies near-at-hand : the dissonant memory and dormant graves of the Spanish Civil War
  • Layla Renshaw ;
  • 4.
  • A sense of absence : the staging of heroic deaths and ongoing lives among American organ donor families
  • Anja Marie Bornø Jensen
  • pt. 3.
  • Temporalities of absence:
  • pt. 1.
  • 5.
  • Derivative presence : loss and lives in limbo in the West Bank
  • Lotte Buch ;
  • 6.
  • Materializations of disaster : recovering lost plots in a tsunami-affected village in South India
  • Frida Hastrup
  • pt. 4.
  • Materializing remembrance:
  • 7.
  • A saturated void : anticipating and preparing presence in contemporary Danish cemetery culture
  • Toward an anthropology of absence:
  • Tim Flohr Sørensen ;
  • 8.
  • Bringing home the dead : photographs, family imaginaries and moral remains
  • Fiona R. Parrott
  • pt. 5.
  • Ambiguous materialities:
  • 9.
  • Absent powers : magic and loss in post-socialist Mongolia
  • Lars Højer ;
  • 10.
  • 1.
  • Seeking providence through things : the word of God versus black cumin
  • Mikkel Bille ;
  • 11.
  • Presencing the im-material
  • Victor Buchli
  • pt. 6.
  • Commentary:
  • 12.
  • An anthropology of absence: commentary
  • Lynn Meskell
  • Introduction : an anthropology of absence
  • Mikkel Bille, Frida Hastrup, and Tim Flohr Sørensen ;
  • 2.
  • People without things
  • Severin Fowles
Control code
SPR663094043
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 221 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781441955296
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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