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The Resource The Anthropology of the body, edited by John Blacking

The Anthropology of the body, edited by John Blacking

Label
The Anthropology of the body
Title
The Anthropology of the body
Statement of responsibility
edited by John Blacking
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blacking, John
  • Association of Social Anthropologists of the Commonwealth
Series statement
A.S.A. monograph ; 15
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human body
  • Body language
  • Anthropology, Physical
  • Nonverbal Communication
Label
The Anthropology of the body, edited by John Blacking
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Papers presented at a conference sponsored by ASA
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Towards an anthropology of the body / John Blacking -- The body and the play within the play / Francis Huxley -- Biological and cultural contributions to body and facial movement / Paul Ekman -- The body as an indicator of health and disease / Ivan Polunin -- Why is shame on the skin? / Andrew Strathern -- Fear of sorcery and the problem of death by suggestion / Gilbert Lewis -- Bodily madness and the spread of the blush / Vieda Skultans -- On body products / J.B. Loudon -- The introduction of poses to a Peruvian brothel and changing images of male and female / Katherine Arnold -- The definition of female sexuality and the status of women among the Gujerati-speaking Indians of Johannesburg / Leora N. Rosenthal -- To dance is human / Judith Lynne Hanna -- Music and possession trance / Gilbert Rouget -- Some notes on the anthropology of dance / Roderyk Lange -- Patterns of body movement in the music of boys' initiation in south-east Angola / Gerhard Kubik -- Movement patterns in playing the Herati dutār / John Baily -- The Benesh movement notation / Rudolf and Joan Benesh ; with a comment by Brian Street -- Anatomical classification and the semiotics of the body / Roy F. Ellen -- The body as a social symbol among the Rom / Anne Sutherland -- Symbols and somatic structures / Lorna McDougall
Control code
4005800
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 426 pages
Isbn
9780121032500
Lccn
77071793
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)190035
Label
The Anthropology of the body, edited by John Blacking
Publication
Note
Papers presented at a conference sponsored by ASA
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Towards an anthropology of the body / John Blacking -- The body and the play within the play / Francis Huxley -- Biological and cultural contributions to body and facial movement / Paul Ekman -- The body as an indicator of health and disease / Ivan Polunin -- Why is shame on the skin? / Andrew Strathern -- Fear of sorcery and the problem of death by suggestion / Gilbert Lewis -- Bodily madness and the spread of the blush / Vieda Skultans -- On body products / J.B. Loudon -- The introduction of poses to a Peruvian brothel and changing images of male and female / Katherine Arnold -- The definition of female sexuality and the status of women among the Gujerati-speaking Indians of Johannesburg / Leora N. Rosenthal -- To dance is human / Judith Lynne Hanna -- Music and possession trance / Gilbert Rouget -- Some notes on the anthropology of dance / Roderyk Lange -- Patterns of body movement in the music of boys' initiation in south-east Angola / Gerhard Kubik -- Movement patterns in playing the Herati dutār / John Baily -- The Benesh movement notation / Rudolf and Joan Benesh ; with a comment by Brian Street -- Anatomical classification and the semiotics of the body / Roy F. Ellen -- The body as a social symbol among the Rom / Anne Sutherland -- Symbols and somatic structures / Lorna McDougall
Control code
4005800
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 426 pages
Isbn
9780121032500
Lccn
77071793
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)190035

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