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An Anthropology of Absence : Materializations of Transcendence and Loss
by Mikkel Bille and Frida Hastrup and Tim Flohr Soerensen




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Toward an Anthropology of Absence.- Introduction: An Anthropology of Absence.- People Without Things.- Embodying Absence.- Missing Bodies Near-at-Hand: The Dissonant Memory and Dormant Graves of the Spanish Civil War.- A Sense of Absence: The Staging of Heroic Deaths and Ongoing Lives among American Organ Donor Families.- Temporalities of Absence.- Derivative Presence: Loss and Lives in Limbo in the West Bank.- Materializations of Disaster: Recovering Lost Plots in a Tsunami-Affected Village in South India.- Materializing Remembrance.- A Saturated Void: Anticipating and Preparing Presence in Contemporary Danish Cemetery Culture.- Bringing Home the Dead: Photographs, Family Imaginaries and Moral Remains.- Ambiguous Materialities.- Absent Powers: Magic and Loss in Post-socialist Mongolia.- Seeking Providence Through Things: The Word of God Versus Black Cumin.- Presencing the Im-Material.- Commentary.- An Anthropology of Absence: Commentary.

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Overview

Toward an Anthropology of Absence.- Introduction: An Anthropology of Absence.- People Without Things.- Embodying Absence.- Missing Bodies Near-at-Hand: The Dissonant Memory and Dormant Graves of the Spanish Civil War.- A Sense of Absence: The Staging of Heroic Deaths and Ongoing Lives among American Organ Donor Families.- Temporalities of Absence.- Derivative Presence: Loss and Lives in Limbo in the West Bank.- Materializations of Disaster: Recovering Lost Plots in a Tsunami-Affected Village in South India.- Materializing Remembrance.- A Saturated Void: Anticipating and Preparing Presence in Contemporary Danish Cemetery Culture.- Bringing Home the Dead: Photographs, Family Imaginaries and Moral Remains.- Ambiguous Materialities.- Absent Powers: Magic and Loss in Post-socialist Mongolia.- Seeking Providence Through Things: The Word of God Versus Black Cumin.- Presencing the Im-Material.- Commentary.- An Anthropology of Absence: Commentary.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781441955289
  • ISBN-10: 1441955283
  • Publisher: Springer
  • Publish Date: June 2010
  • Page Count: 221
  • Dimensions: 9.21 x 6.14 x 0.56 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.12 pounds


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