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Ethnography of Reading

essays in historical demography. Edited by D.V. Glass and D.E.C. Eversley.

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        LC Classifications1993
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        Paginationxvi, 100 p. :
        Number of Pages70
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In recent years, ethnographers have become increasingly self-aware about their own and others' writing and have explored the possibilities of different genres. Some investigate reading in exotically cross-cultural contexts. Particularly interesting are a series of collections which continue to document the evolution of ceremony and of material forms for which the Department already possesses early if nor the earliest collections formed after the first contact with Europeans.

The collections of the Department of Ethnography include approximately 300,000 artifacts, of which about half are the product of the present century.

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Ethnography of Reading This attitude altered with the realization that marginal communities can survive and adapt. Can you explain why the answer is FALSE? The latter include working examples of coracles from India, reed boats from Lake Titicaca in the Andes, kayaks from the Arctic, and dug-out canoes from several countries. Since the seventeenth century, with the advent of trading companies exporting manufactured textiles to North America and Asia, the importation of cheap goods has often contributed to the destruction of local skills and indigenous markets.

5 Traditional societies are highly inventive in terms of technology. Of growing interest is the way in which much of what we might see as disposable is, elsewhere, recycled and reused. Much of the more recent collecting was carried out in the field, sometimes by Museum staff working on general anthropological projects in collaboration with a wide variety of national governments and other institutions.

Some analyze the long historical transformation of reading in the West from a collective, oral practice to the private, silent one it is today, while others demonstrate that in certain Western contexts reading is still very much a social activity. The reading situations described here range from Anglo-Saxon England to contemporary Indonesia, from ancient Israel to a Kashaya Pomo Indian reservation. Of growing interest is the way in which much of what we might see as disposable is, elsewhere, recycled and reused.

Within this context trade and exchange attitudes are inverted. 5 Traditional societies are highly inventive in terms of technology.

The writer gives these exhibits as examples of Ethnography of Reading collection types.