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The Body as Material Culture

A Theoretical Osteoarchaeology (Topics in Contemporary Archaeology)

by Joanna R. Sofaer

  • 186 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social theory,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Archaeology,
  • Social Science / Archaeology,
  • Human remains (Archaeology),
  • Palâeoanthropologie,
  • Restes humains (Archâeologie)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7764811M
    ISBN 100521818222
    ISBN 109780521818223

    Start studying anth book quizes. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Search. ancient humans' material culture ancient humans' hunting cooperation ancient humans' sexual reproduction Primates vary in body size and fur coloration. The Body and Culture: Suggested Readings The following discussion of texts dealing with the body and culture arose in response to a request for work more accessible than Susan Bordo's. The discussion took place on WMST-L in Sept./Oct.

    Start studying Chapter 3: Sociology. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. For any colleague wanting to have a clear idea of how studies of the body can be empirically grounded as well as theoretically ‘rich’, Chris Shilling’s The Body in Culture, Technology and Society, is the book to read. To my mind it offers the best account thus far of not only how social action is embodied and must be recognised as such.

    Body Cultures explores the relationship between the body, sport and landscape. This book presents the first critically edited collection of Henning Eichberg's provocative essays into 'body culture'. Eichberg, a well-known scholar in continental Europe who draws upon the ideas of Elias, Focault, Habermas and others, is now attracting considerable interest from Anglo-American sociologists. book containing several transparencies that re-vealed layers of the human body, beginning with the skin, then the muscles, moving on to the skeleton and vital systems. This annual report reminds me a little of that book. We’ve chosen a theme of mind, body and soul. It’s easy to .


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The Body as Material Culture book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Skeletal remains are a vital source of evidence for arc /5. This item: The Body as Material Culture: A Theoretical Osteoarchaeology (Topics in Contemporary Archaeology) by Joanna Sofaer Paperback $ In stock.

The Archaeology of Death and Burial (Texas A&M University Anthropology Series) by Mike Parker Pearson Paperback $Cited by: The implications of the body as material culture are explored in Chapters 5 and 6 through discussions of gender and age, two areas in which the body takes a central and contested role in archaeology.

For gender and age, the tensions between osteoarchaeology and traditional material-culture-based interpretative archaeology are particularly acute,File Size: KB.

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Books shelved as material-culture: The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, The Refinement.

Material and Non‐Material Culture Material culture refers to the physical objects, resources, and spaces that people use to define their culture. These include homes, neighborhoods, cities, schools, churches, synagogues, temples, mosques, offices, factories and plants, tools, means of production, goods and products, stores, and so The Body as Material Culture book.

The original use of the term in a social science context was in "Body Ritual among the Nacirema", which satirizes anthropological papers on "other" cultures, and the culture of the United States.

Horace Mitchell Miner wrote the paper and originally published it in the June edition of American Anthropologist. In the paper, Miner describes the Nacirema, a little-known tribe living in North. TY - JOUR. T1 - BOOK REVIEW The Body as Material Culture: A Theoretical Osteoarchaeology.

By Joanna R. Sofaer. AU - Mitsumoto, Jun. PY - Author: Jun Mitsumoto. "Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body—weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies, advertising, anorexia and bulimia, and much more—in a way that makes sense of our current social landscape—finally!5/5(2).

Material culture studies as an academic field grew along the field of anthropology and so began by studying non-Western material culture. All too often, it was a way of putting material culture into categories in such a way that marginalized and hierarchized the cultures from which they came. During the "golden age" of museum-going, material cultures were used to show the supposed evolution of.

Material Culture Archaeological Record Human Remains Skeletal Remains Dead Body These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm : Debra L.

Martin, Ryan P. Harrod, Ventura R. Pérez. Anthropology is the scientific study of humans, human behavior and societies in the past and present. Social anthropology studies patterns of behaviour and cultural anthropology studies cultural meaning, including norms and values. Linguistic anthropology studies how language influences social life.

Biological or physical anthropology studies the biological development of : Nama (Hottentot), Kung (San), Thonga. 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.

The Body as Material Culture: A Theoretical Osteoarchaeology The Body as Material Culture: A Theoretical Osteoarchaeology, Joanna R.

Sofaer Volume 4 of Topics in Contemporary Archaeology: Author: Joanna R. Sofaer: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Cambridge University Press, ISBN:Length: pages: Subjects5/5(1). Update From Book Culture 3/16/ Dear friends and neighbors, After careful consideration of the community health crisis we are experiencing, we have decided to close two of our locations, Book Culture LIC and Book Culture on Broadway (at th).Our th store will be open from 10am to 6pm going forward for pick up of online and over the phone orders.

Book History is a dynamic and rapidly growing area of interdisciplinary study that examines the book as an artefact in material culture.

This programme brings together theory and practice in. About the Book "Unbearable Weight is brilliant. From an immensely knowledgeable feminist perspective, in engaging, jargonless (!) prose, Bordo analyzes a whole range of issues connected to the body—weight and weight loss, exercise, media images, movies, advertising, anorexia and bulimia, and much more—in a way that makes sense of our current social landscape—finally.

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. models within a culture. A culture’s heroes are expressed in the culture’s myths, which can be the subject of novels and other forms of literature (Rushing & Frentz, ).

Janice Hocker Rushing () has argued, for example, that an enduring myth in U.S. culture, as seen in films, is the rugged individualist cowboy of the American Size: KB. According to Paul Burns an observer of the company, ‘Body Shop brand is inexorably linked with its culture, which in turn is based firmly in its ethical and environmental beliefs and values’.

However, with its extensive franchising and expansion to different location across the globe, there appears to be a dilution of its corporate culture. By shifting 'the body' into the realm of material culture, Sofaer proposes to combine the study of the diversity and biological fluidity of human skeletons with that of their intersubjectivity and materiality.

For those archaeologists who 'switch off' at the thought of theories of the body, sex, gender and age, this book is an essential read.5/5(3).The Material Cultures of the Book Working Group at UC Riverside is pleased to present: the history of the body, and the history of language and the material book.

She the author of The Inarticulate Renaissance: Language Trouble in an Age of Eloquence (awarded the Roland H. Bainton Book Prize) and co-author of Book Use, Book Theory.Göran Tagesson.

2 The Human Body as Material Culture – Linköping Cathedral Churchyard in the Early Modern Period Introduction. This article discusses the human body as a kind of material culture, an active medium for expressing values and beliefs, as well as hopes for the life after this.