Sensible Objects: Colonialism, Museums and Material Culture
Anthropologists of the senses have long argued that cultures differ in their sensory registers. This groundbreaking volume applies this idea to material culture and the social practices that endow objects with meanings in both colonial and postcolonial relationships. It challenges the privileged position of the sense of vision in the analysis of material culture. Contribut...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Published October 17th 2006 by Bloomsbury Academic
(first published January 1st 2006)
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