Making Knowledge: Explorations of the Indissoluble Relation between Mind, Body and Environment

Making Knowledge: Explorations of the Indissoluble Relation between Mind, Body and Environment

by Trevor H. J. Marchand
     
 

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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 ethnography.

  • Presents cutting-edge research and theory in anthropology

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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 ethnography.

  • Presents cutting-edge research and theory in anthropology
  • Includes many beautiful illustrations throughout
  • The contributions cover a rich and diverse ethnography
  • Offers a progressive interdisciplinary approach to the eternal questions concerning ‘human knowledge’
  • Contributions by leading scholars in the field who explore a wide range of disciplines through an anthropological perspective

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“Indeed I have used Making Knowledgein a graduate seminar, and it made for stimulating, productive discussion.”  (Ethos, 1 February 2013)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444338928
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/18/2011
Series:
Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute Special Issue Book Series, #4
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

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“Indeed I have used Making Knowledgein a graduate seminar, and it made for stimulating, productive discussion.” (Ethos, 1 February 2013)

Meet the Author

Trevor H. J. Marchand is Professor of Anthropology at SOAS, University of London. As a trained architect and qualified furniture maker, he has conducted fieldwork with craftspeople in Arabia, West Africa and the United Kingdom. His research focuses on apprenticeship, cognition and communication. Marchand is the author of Minaret Building & Apprenticeship in Yemen (2001) and The Masons of Djenné (2009), and co-producer of the documentary film Future of Mud (2007).

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