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Edited by Gledhill, John; Harris, Oliva; Marchand, Trevor; Shore, Cris; Strang, Veronica
Defines the field of Social Anthropology and outlines various directions in research.
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By Marchand, Trevor
Through a combination of rich architectural and ethnographic description, this study of apprenticeship and human spatial cognition provides a fascinating insight into the daily lives and activities of a professional class of craftsmen.
Edited by Marchand, Trevor
Making Knowledge presents the work of leading anthropologists who promote pioneering approaches to understanding the nature and social constitution of human knowledge. The book offers a progressive interdisciplinary approach to the subject and covers a rich and diverse ethnograph...y.Read more
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Through a combination of rich architectural and ethnographic description, this study of apprenticeship and human spatial cognition provides a fascinating insight into the daily lives and activities of craftsmen and investigates how they learn.
The town of Djenne on the Bani River in Mali has been a thriving settlement for more than 2 millennia. Renowned for its mud-brick architecture, monumental mosque, and merchant-traders' houses, Djenne remains one of Africa's distinctive cities. This title explores the professional... associations of masons, their social networks, and training regimes.Read more
By Marchand, Trevor; Contributions by Abdullah, Fahd; Antonini de Maigret, Sabina; Vom Bruck, Gabriele; Dorman, Deborah
Twenty chapters, authored by leading scholars from around the world, explore the astonishing variety of building styles and traditions that have evolved over millennia in a region of diverse terrains, extreme climates and distinctive local histories.
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