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African Luxury Aesthetics and Politics
ISBN: HB: 9781783209934, Intellect, October 2019
180 pp., 24.7x17.1 cm, 6 halftones
Moving far beyond predominant views of Africa as a place to be "saved", and even more recent celebratory formulations of it as "rising", "African Luxury: Aesthetics and Politics" highlights and critically interrogates the visual and material cultures...
Art of Life and Death Radical Aesthetics and Ethnographic Practice
ISBN: PB: 9780997367515, University of Chicago Press, HAU, August 2017
198 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 46 halftones
"The Art of Life and Death" explores how the world appears to people who have an acute perspective on it: those who are close to death. Based on extensive ethnographic research, Andrew Irving brings to life the lived experiences, imaginative lifeworl...
Food and the City Histories of Culture and Cultivation
ISBN: HB: 9780884024040, Harvard University Press, May 2015
376 pp., 26.6x21.5 cm, 85 colour illus., 85 halftones, 6 line illus.
"Food and the City" explores the physical, social, and political relations between the production of food and urban settlements. Its thirteen essays discuss the multiple scales and ideologies of productive landscapes – from market gardens in sixteent...