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Knowledge in Motion: Constellations of Learning Across Time and Place

edited by Andrew P. Roddick and Ann B. Stahl
Format
Book
Published
Tucson : The University of Arizona Press, [2016]
Language
English
Series
Amerind Series in Anthropology
Amerind Studies in Anthropology
ISBN
9780816532605, 0816532605
Summary
"This book brings together archaeologists, historians, and cultural anthropologists to explore communities engaged in a range of practices, from spiritual mediums in east Africa, healers and fishermen in the Amazon, potters of the U.S. Southwest, and populations navigating climate change in the deep past, drawing on the growing interdisciplinary situated learning scholarship to explore processes of learning"--Provided by publisher.
Contents
  • Introduction: Knowledge in motion / Andrew P. Roddick and Ann B. Stahl
  • Chapter 1. The world is like a beanstalk: historicizing potting practice and social relations in the Niger River area / Olivier P. Gosselain
  • Chapter 2. Secrecy, production rights, and practice within communities of potters in the prehispanic American Southwest / Patricia L. Crown
  • Chapter 3. Glass bead and constellations of practice / Elliot H. Blair
  • Chapter 4. Scalar relations: a juxtaposition of craft learning in the Lake Titicaca basin / Andrew P. Roddick
  • Chapter 5. Finding connections along the river in the Lower Amazon, Brazil / Mark Harris
  • Chapter 6. Crafting life in turbulent times: communities of practice in the western Volta Basin from the thirteenth to the seventeenth century A.D. / Ann B. Stahl
  • Chapter 7. Pythons worked: constellating communities of practice with conceptual metaphor in northern Lake Victoria, ca. 800 to 1200 / David Schoenbrun
  • Chapter 8. Communities of consumption: cuisines as constellated networks of situated practice / Barbara J. Mills
  • Chapter 9. A constellation of practice in the experience of sea-level rise / Kenneth E. Sassaman.
Description
viii, 309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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