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The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies free pdf The Oxford Handbook of Material Culture Studies introduces and reviews current thinking in the interdisciplinary field of material culture studies. Drawing together approaches from archaeology, anthropology, geography, and Science and Technology Studies, through twenty-eight specially commissioned essays by leading international researchers, the volume explores contemporary issues and debates in a series of themed sections - Disciplinary Perspectives, Material Practices, Objects and Humans, Landscapes and the Built Environment, and Studying Particular Things. From Coca-Cola, chimpanzees, artworks, and ceramics, to museums, cities, human bodies, and magical objects, the Handbook is an essential resource for anyone with an interest in materiality and the place of material objects in human social life, both past and present. A comprehensive bibliography enhances its usefulness as a research tool.

About Dan Hicks

Mary C. Beaudry is Professor of Archaeology

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Author : Dan Hicks
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 02 September 2010
ISBN : 0199218714
EAN : 9780199218714
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 792 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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