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Mastery of Non-Mastery in the Age of Meltdown
ISBN: PB: 9780226698670, ISBN: HB: 9780226684581, University of Chicago Press, May 2020
192 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 5 halftones
For centuries, humans have excelled at mimicking nature in order to exploit it. Now, with the existential threat of global climate change on the horizon, the ever-provocative Michael Taussig asks what function a newly invigorated mimetic faculty migh...
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Palma Africana
ISBN: PB: 9780226516134, ISBN: HB: 9780226515946, University of Chicago Press, May 2018
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 48 halftones
"It is the contemporary elixir from which all manner of being emerges, the metamorphic sublime, an alchemist's dream". So begins "Palma Africana", the latest attempt by anthropologist Michael Taussig to make sense of the contemporary moment. But to w...
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Corn Wolf
ISBN: PB: 9780226310855, ISBN: HB: 9780226310718, University of Chicago Press, November 2015
224 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 45 halftones, 16 line drawings
Collecting a decade of work from iconic anthropologist and writer Michael Taussig, "The Corn Wolf" pinpoints a moment of intellectual development for the master stylist, exemplifying the "nervous system" approach to writing and truth that has charact...
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Beauty and the Beast
ISBN: PB: 9780226789866, ISBN: HB: 9780226789859, University of Chicago Press, July 2012
192 pp., 21.8x14.2 cm, 36 halftones
"Beauty and the Beast" begins with the question: Is beauty destined to end in tragedy? Drawing on extensive fieldwork in Colombia, Michael Taussig scrutinizes the anxious, audacious, and sometimes destructive attempts people make to transform their b...
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I Swear I Saw This Drawings in Fieldwork Notebooks, Namely My Own
ISBN: PB: 9780226789835, ISBN: HB: 9780226789828, University of Chicago Press, December 2011
176 pp., 22x14 cm, 30 halftones
"I Swear I Saw This" records visionary anthropologist Michael Taussig's reflections on the fieldwork notebooks he kept through forty years of travels in Colombia. Taking as a starting point a drawing he made in Medellin in 2006 – as well as its capti...
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