The book provides a general presentation of Bencharong as well as new insight into its nature, history and use, written by some of the leading scholars in the field. Similarities and differences between chinaware exported to Thailand and to other countries in the region are among the topics that are discussed. From which sources has Bencharong derived its unique design? What is the status of this porcelain in Thailand today?
Modern fiberglass sailboats are likely to lose, were they to engage in a sailing race with the outrigger canoes of Manus Province in Papua New Guinea.
The phenomenon of iconoclasm, expressed through hostile actions towards images, has occurred in many different cultures throughout history. The destruction and mutilation of images is often motivated by a blend of political and religious ideas and beliefs, and the distinction between various kinds of ‘iconoclasms’ is not absolute.
This anthology, written by an international group of anthropologists with hands-on experience from India and its multi-faceted fashion industry, explores the underlying dynamics of spectacular capitalism. The authors present a range of intriguing case studies that open up the potential for critique of the local as much as global system that reproduces hierarchies and inequalities, while providing us with a window into contemporary urban India.Tereza Kuldova (ed.) is a researcher and curator at the Museum of Cultural History, University of Oslo.
By Øivind Fuglerud.
In Museum Anthropology, Volume 35. Issue 2. October 2012 (Pages 170 - 184).
DOI 10.1111/j. 1548-1379.2012.01130.x
By Peter Bjerregaard
In Christian Suhr & Rane Willerslev (eds.) : Transcultural Montage
Berghahn books 2013. ISBN 978-0-85745-964-0
In: S. Eyb-Green et al. (eds.) TheArtist’s Process. Technology and Interpretation Archetype Publications, London 2012, p. 172-175
A hair-raising tale of idealism, political corruption, shamanism, and survival in the Siberian wilderness.
Egmont serieforlaget i samarbeid med Kulturhistorisk museum.
Journal of Cultural Heritage ( ISSN 1296-2074) Vol. 13, hefte 3, 2012, ss. 183-190.
Mikkel Christensen, Hartmut Kutzke og Finn Knut Hansen
A runic name-riddle in an Icelandic manuscript from 1804, Landsbókasafn 2565 8vo, conceals the author's name "Guðmundur" and is Guðmundur Bergþórsson's signature in his Olgeir rímur danska. The manuscript turns out to be written by Gísli Konráðsson, father of Professor Konrad Gislason.
Futhark: International Journal of Runic Studies ( ISSN 1892-0950) Vol. 2, 2011.
Journal of Medieval History Volume 38, Issue 2, 2012
Giles E.M. Gaspera* & Svein H. Gullbekkb
Om mynt og myntenes funksjon som penger i Norge fra etableringen av myntvesenet under Harald Hardråde (1047 - 1066) til Svartedauen (1350).