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Titel: Science, Magic and Religion: The Ritual ...
Verlag: Berghahn Books, New York
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Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket
Art des Buches: Used
Hardcover in very good condition. No jacket. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 439089
Inhaltsangabe: For some time now, museums have been recognized as important institutions of western cultural and social life. The idea of the museum as a ritual site is fairly new and has been applied to the art museums in Europe and the United States so far. This volume expands it by exploring a range of contemporary museums in Europe and Africa. The case studies examine the different ways in which various actors involved in cultural production dramatize and ritualize such sites. It turns out that not only museum specialists, but visitors themselves are engaged in complex performances and experiences that make use of museums in often unexpected ways.
Volume 23, New Directions in Anthropology
General Editor: Jacqueline Waldren, Sub-Faculty of Anthropology, University Oxford, and Research Associate, Centre for Cross Cultural Research on Women, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford
Twentieth-century migration, modernization, technology, tourism, and global communication have had dynamic effects on group identities, social values and conceptions of space, place, and politics. This series features new and innovative ethnographic studies concerned with these processes of change.
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