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Creativity and play erupt in the most solemn of everyday worlds as individuals reshape traditional forms in the light of changing historical circumstances. In this lively volume, fourteen distinguished anthropologists explore the life of creativity in social life across the globe and within the study of ethnography itself. Contributors include Barbara A. Babcock, Edward M. Bruner, James W. Fernandez, Don Handelman, Smadar Lavie, José E. Limon, Barbara Myerhoff, Kirin Narayan, Renato Rosaldo, Richard Schechner, Edward L. Schieffelin, Marjorie Shostak, Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing, and Edith Turner.
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Renato Rosaldo is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, Social and Cultural Analysis at New York University. He is the author of Culture and Truth: The Remaking of Social Analysis and editor most recently of Cultural Citizenship in Island Southeast Asia: Nation and Belonging in the Hinterlands.Review:
"Creativity/Anthropology makes a wonderful contribution to our understanding of this complex activity―its processes and products―we call ‘creativity.’ To read it is to embark on a journey that explores these domains in contemporary and provocative ways."(Liza Bakewell American Anthropologist)
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Book Description Cornell University Press, 1993. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0801422558