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Capturing Imagination A Proposal for an Anthropology of Thought
ISBN: PB: 9780999157008, University of Chicago Press, HAU, November 2018
260 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 95 colour plates
We have all found ourselves involuntarily addressing inanimate objects as though they were human. For a fleeting instant, we act as though our cars and computers can hear us. In situations like ritual or play, objects acquire a range of human charact...
Translating Worlds The Epistemological Space of Translation
ISBN: PB: 9780986132513, University of Chicago Press, HAU, November 2015
245 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 5 halftones
Set against the backdrop of anthropology's recent focus on various "turns" (whether ontological, ethical, or otherwise), this pathbreaking volume returns to the question of knowledge and the role of translation as a theoretical and ethnographic guide...
Chimera Principle An Anthropology of Memory and Imagination
ISBN: PB: 9780990505051, University of Chicago Press, HAU, March 2015
375 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 96 halftones
Available in English for the first time, anthropologist Carlo Severi's "The Chimera Principle" breaks new theoretical ground for the study of ritual, iconographic technologies, and oral traditions among non-literate peoples. Setting himself against a...