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Metaphor and Material Culture Christopher Tilley (University College, London)

Metaphor and Material Culture par Christopher Tilley (University College, London)

Metaphor and Material Culture Christopher Tilley (University College, London)


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Résumé

* An innovative contribution to recent debates about the use of a metaphora in the social sciences, from an archaeological perspective* Written by one of the foremost scholars working on archaeological theory, with an international reputation* Combines theoretical interpretation with practical examples a from the fielda .

Metaphor and Material Culture Résumé

Metaphor and Material Culture Christopher Tilley (University College, London)

This book provides an innovative contribution to debates about the use of metaphor in the social sciences written by one of today's foremost archaeological theorists.

Metaphor and Material Culture Avis

Metaphor and Material Culture should win many converts, for it is his best book so far ... No one need feel inhibited from reading this study. In fact it has important lessons for all of us. Cambridge Archaeological Journal

This is an innovative book which raises important issues relevant to students of material culture. George Bankes, University of Manchester, Journal of The Royal Anthropological Institute

À propos de Christopher Tilley (University College, London)

Christopher Tilley is Professor of Material Culture in the Department of Anthropology and the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. He is the author of many books relating social theory to the study of material forms. Recent publications include Interpretative Archaeology (editor, 1993), A Phenomenology of Landscape (1994) and An Ethnography of the Neolithic (1996).

Sommaire

Contents: Preface.

List of Illustrations.

List of Tables.

Part I: Metaphor and the constitution of the world:.

1. Metaphor in language, thought and culture.

2. Solid metaphor: the analysis of material forms.

Part II: Text, artefact, art: Introduction.

3. Frozen metaphor: megaliths in texts.

4. The metaphorical transformations of Wala canoes.

5. Body metaphors in southern Scandinavian rock art.

Part III: Landscapes and a sense of place: Introduction.

6. The beach in the sky.

7. Performing culture in the global village.

8. Conclusions.

References.

Index.

Informations supplémentaires

GOR007517175
9780631192039
0631192034
Metaphor and Material Culture Christopher Tilley (University College, London)
Occasion - Très bon état
Broché
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
1999-01-07
316
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