Mundane objects : materiality and non-verbal communication

Main Author: Lemonnier, Pierre 1948-
Published: Walnut Creek, CA : Left Coast Press, 2012.
Physical Description: 205 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series: Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London. Critical perspectives on cultural heritage ; v. 10
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Contents/pieces: 1 records
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Too sturdy to be mundane : a baruya garden fence
  • Entwined by nature : eels, traps, and ritual
  • The anthropological complexity of unremarkable drums
  • Artefacts as images or how to relate relations
  • Racing-cars, dinky toys, and aging boys
  • What materiality means : objects as resonators
  • What's new? : blurring anthropological borders but keeping "technology" in mind"
  • The paradox of marginal changes.