Sir Raymond Firth’s introductory overview of the history of the anthropological study of art makes this volume particularly useful for the non-specialist interested . Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics, edited by. Jeremy Coote and Anthony Shelton. Oxford: Clarendon Press, , xiv and pp., 15 col., and 69 b/w illus.,hbk. Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics has 5 ratings and 1 review. Paul said: Academic papers. Five stars if you’re into that. Perhaps a bit of a slog otherwi.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Others draw on classic anthropological accounts of, for example, the Trobriand Islanders of Melanesia and the Nuer of the Southern Sudan, putting this material to new uses.

The introductory overview of the history aestheticcs the anthropology of art, by Sir Raymond Firth, makes this volume especially useful for those interested in learning what anthropology has to contribute to our understanding of art and aesthetics in general.


This collection of essays on anthropological approaches to art and aesthetics is the first in its field to be published for some time. History of Western Philosophy.

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Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics

The Life and Death of Images: Alfred Gell – – Clarendon Press. Anthony Shelton specializes in pre-Columbian art and the ethnography of contemporary Midddle America.

Eighteenth-Century Aesthetics and anthropoolgy Reconstruction of Art. The Aesthetics of Spiritual. Sapphire Ng marked it as to-read Oct 14, With its wide geographical and cultural coverage and plentiful illustrations, many of which are in colour, Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics will be a valuable resource for all serious students of the subject.


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Many present new ethnography based on recent field research among Australian Aborigines, in New Guinea, Indonesia, Mexico, and elsewhere. Its Philosophical and Anthropological Problems. No keywords specified fix it. Anthropology, Art, and Aesthetics. The contributors draw on contemporary anthropological theory and exchange, to deepen our understanding of particular aesthetic traditions in their socio-cultural and historical contexts.

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Ilinca Damian marked it as to-read Dec 25, Traditional and Contemporary Art of Aboriginal Australia. Jeremy CooteAnthony Shelton. The Masks of the Alaskan.